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"I'd Rather Be a Toad . . . ."

Object Number: 
1979.31b
Date: 
ca. 1826-28
Medium: 
Lithograph
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 14 cm )
Marks: 
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."
Description: 
Cartoon
Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Whitney Hartshorne
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group