Alfred Crowquill

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Alfred Crowquill
Cover Design for The Heads Man
1850s?
Pen and ink and watercolor over graphite, on paper.
6 11/16x 5 1/2 inches (171 x 140 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.2173
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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Original watercolor of a design for a "yellow-back" cover for an edition of the James Fenimore Cooper novel The Headsman; published by the firm of Richard Bentley, probably sometime during the 1850's.
Lettered within design: The Heads Man - Cooper - London - Bentley.

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Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Headsman.
Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986, former owner.

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