Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
The Holiday Spirit. Dewars
1920s?
Graphite on paper.
19 7/8 x 14 15/16 inches (505 x 380 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1651
Inscription: 

Captioned in pencil at head, "The Holiday Spirit"; below, "Dewars".

Provenance: 
From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
Notes: 

Original preliminary sketch for an advertisement for Dewar's Whiskey, by Edmund J. Sullivan.

Summary: 

Sketch shows comic music hall performers on stage in blackface.

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