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Great Expectations, from Harper's Weekly, (May 18, 1872), p. 392
Great Expectations, from Harper's Weekly, (May 18, 1872), p. 392
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Date:
1872
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Wood Engraving
Dimensions:
37.1 x 24.1 cm (image); 41.4 x 29.2 cm (sheet)
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Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1984.1.62
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Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Seven men crowding around a small mountain from which a mouse has come out; several small piglets in foreground; political cartoon.
Mountain of mud labeled “ this is the liberal mountain” political types; top hats on knees; peering at hole in mud mountain; mouse labeled “ gratz brown” emerges from hole; piglets in foreground.

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