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The Cheney Brothers' Mills - The Story of Silk
1947
Draftsman:Drawn by HH Art Studios Inc. , American
Drawing; ink and gouache with graphite on white wove paper mounted to board
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 15 1/8 x 21 7/8in. (38.4 x 55.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Richard Koopman and Mr. & Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: Drawing of four men, all wearing top hats and long coats, standing in a field with young mulberry trees. They appear to be examining the saplings. There is a barn or factory building in the background with a water wheel.
Use Note: Original drawing number 15 of a series of 53 done for G. Fox & Co.'s 100th Anniversary. The drawings appeared in The Hartford Courant as full size advertisements on Sundays from December 29, 1946 to December 29, 1947. It was later published in a book: G. Fox & Co. A Century in Connecticut. Hartford, 1948, p.15.
Inscription: Hand-written in pencil at lower left corner below the drawing, "OK to / engrave".
Object Number: 1980.93.9
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