Photo, Print, Drawing [ Farmer seated on a bench playing a fife]

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[ Farmer seated on a bench playing a fife]
Contributor Names
Glackens, Louis M. -- 1866-1933 (artist)
Subject Headings
-  Magazine cover
-  American (artist nationality)
-  illustrator, cartoonist and animator (artist role)
-  Recto: top center: (masthead with Puck at left wearing top hat and a clown - Pierrot?- at right) PUCK'S / MONTHLY MAGAZINE / AND ALMANAC / OCTOBER ; top center: (within masthead, Puck's line from Shakespeare's Midsummer's Night Dream) "WHAT FOOLS THESE MORTALS BE." ; u. r.: (artist's initials) L. M. G. ; verso: (Puck and Father Time lean over a printed calendar for October 1907 which is above an illustration of a women's bridge club) ; l. l.: (in pencil) C575/152 (inscription)
-  Chromotypograph. (medium)
-  Good condition. Adhesive tape stains at upper and lower corners of left edge. Unmatted, housed in mylar. (condition)
-  Puck's Monthly Magazine and Almanac, Oct. 1907. (provenance)
-  Fife (instrument)
-  20th century (century)
-  Greeting Cards and Magazine Covers (miller category)
11 5/8 x 8 3/8 inches (29.6 x 21.3 cm.)
Music Division, Library of Congress
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Glackens, Louis M. Farmer Seated on a Bench Playing a Fife. , . Photograph.

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