Edward Henry Potthast (American, 1857-1927). <em>Illustration for "George Washington Jones: A Christmas Gift That Went A-Begging,"</em> 1903. Watercolor, charcoal and white crayon on cream, medium-weight, slightly textured wove paper., Sheet: 19 3/4 x 14 13/16 in. (50.2 x 37.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Peter F. Schofield Fund, 33.392 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 33.392_PS1.jpg)

Illustration for "George Washington Jones: A Christmas Gift That Went A-Begging"

Artist:Edward Henry Potthast

Medium: Watercolor, charcoal and white crayon on cream, medium-weight, slightly textured wove paper.

Dates:1903

Dimensions: Sheet: 19 3/4 x 14 13/16 in. (50.2 x 37.6 cm) Image: 14 1/16 x 8 7/8 in. (35.7 x 22.5 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 2N12, A209

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Accession Number: 33.392

Image: 33.392_PS1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Reproduced as an illustration in Ruth McEnery Stuart, "George Washington Jones: A Christmas Gift That Went A-Begging" (Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1903), facing p. 28, with the caption, "'Wush't I was a little purtier,' he lamented."

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