Wax Figure, Daniel Lambert, at Mix's Museum, New Haven, Connecticut, from a disassembled album
Watercolor, graphite, and black ink on paper whose left side is laid on verso of 287a
Overall: 8 x 13 in. ( 20.3 x 33 cm )
inscription: lower right: "new-haven, mix's museum, august 30, 1813"
inscription: left: "daniel Lambert/aged 39 Years/who died/in Stamfort (England)/on the 28th of june 1809./his Coffin measured 6 feet, 4 in. long/4 feet, 4 inches Wide/and/2 feet, 4 inches high./At his death he weighed 739 pounds./he measured 3 yards, 4 inches/Round the Body;/and/1 yard, 1 inch, Round/the leg."
Inscribed along left side in brown ink: "daniel Lambert / aged 39 years, / who died / in Hamfort (England) / on the 28th june 1809. / his coffin measured, 6 feet 4 in / long. / 4 feet, 4 inches, wide, / and / 2 feet 4 inches high. / at his death he weighted 739, pounds / he measured 3 yards 4 inches / Round the body; / and / 1, yard 1, inch, Round / the leg."; at lower right in brown ink: "new-haven, mix's museum. august 30 1813."
De Neuville family, France; E. De Vries, Paris, 1928; Columbia University Press Book Store, NYC, 1929; Old Print Shop, NYC, 1953
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