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Catalog Number 10645-1223
Title Print; Charles W. Nichols; Offset Lithograph; Paul and Florence Dombey
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph. Print of "Paul and Florence Dombey" by Charles W. Nichols. The illustration is inspired by the book "Dombey and Son" by Charles Dickens. Image is printed on the center of the page with a yellow frame. Image of two children on a beach. A girl in a white dress and hat sits next to a carriage on the beach. In the carriage is a young boy. Beside the carriage on the beach is an opened book and an upturned hat. In the background grounded boats are visible high up on the beach, and buildings and shacks are visible in the distance. Waves are rolling onto the beach. Printed beneath the image is the title of the painting and the artist's name: "Paul and Florence Dombey // From a Painting by Charles W. Nichols". Written on the top edge is a note in blue ink written by John Falter.
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Nichols, Charles W.
Makers mark Paul & Florence were from Utah- no knowledge of the sea - as the tide came // in they just sat there. They had about an hour as the carriage kept them afloat, // but it was for naught. // P.S. the hair dresser knew his way around Paul's head- // J.F.
Height (in) 11.063
Width (in) 14.438
People Nichols, Charles W.
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Dickens, Charles
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection