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GLAHA 41557: Preliminary design for the title page of 'The Christmas Story' c.1895-6 - click to view larger image

GLAHA 41557
Preliminary design for the title page of "The Christmas Story" c.1895-6
(watercolour)

CRE MACDONALD, Frances; (English; 1873-1921) CRE MACDONALD, Margaret; (English; 1864-1933)


Materials:
pencil, watercolour and silver and gold ink on tracing paper
Dimensions:
31.3 x 23.4 (sh)
Frame:
RU
Marks:
s. b.r. "margaret [sic] / macdonald [sic] / and / frances [sic]"; inscr. t.c. "THE"; inscr. continues t.l. vertically "CHRISTMAS"; inscr. continues t.r. vertically "STORY"; inscr. b.l. "with / illustr / ations / by"
References:
Notes:
This sketch is virtually identical to the final design, with the exception of a change in the colour scheme employed. Also, the lettering at the right side was adjusted to enable space for Frances's surname which, has been left out in this sketch. See GLAHA 41552.
Keywords:
CHRISTMAS STORY : DESIGN : TITLE PAGE : GRAPHICS : HOLLY TREE : CRM ONLINE :

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