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A 'pital Joke

A 'pital Joke
Title
A 'pital Joke
Date 
Late 19th century
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
Object Number 
1996.8
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group