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A 'pital Joke

Object Number: 
1996.8
Date: 
ca. 1870-1890
Medium: 
Painted plaster
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/4 x 11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 23.5 x 29.2 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Genre group of cast plaster with off-white paint; two seated figures in clerical costume, both laughing hysterically, with small, cloth-covered rectangular table with tea service behind them; elliptical base with molding and inscription, "A PITAL JOKE," at center front.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Ralph A. Cartwright
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group