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inscription: lower right: "Inman & Cummings"
printed caption: lower left to right: "'I'd rather be a toad and live upon the vapours of a Dungeon' / 'than keep a corner in the thing I love for other's use.' / Shakspeare."
This lithograph came to the society mounted in an album of sketches and engravings by Thomas S. Cummings and various other nineteenth-century American artists.
Gift of Mr. Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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