C. D. Gibson 1896 Illustration

“In Days to Come the Churches May Be Fuller”

Double page illustration, Life magazine, July 23, 1896, Vol. XXVII, No. 708, pp. 588-89.

Pen and ink on two sheets of thick paper or thin card.  Signed lower right.  Sight size: 20.50 x 33″; Frame size: 29 x 41″  The “minister” and her chair up to the chair post behind her right shoulder are on a separate piece of paper from the background.  The title of the drawing is written in pencil in the lower center margin.

Condition: generally very clean; some spotting and mat burn.


Purchased at Kaminski Auctioneers, August 18, 2018

Episcopal Divinity School (deaccessioned 2018)

Gift of the Rt. Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr., ’32

Exh. Women in the Episcopate, Episcopal Divinity School, January 11-13, 1988

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