"The Belle of the Ship"
photolithographPRINTS - LITHOGRAPHS
Dollman, J. C.
16.50 x 22.00 x 0
Photo-lithograph; color; glued to cardboard; from pages 136 and 137 of issue of Harper's Bazar; woman seated on deck of unidentified steamship, playing "ship quoits" [version of ring toss]; surrounded by five attentive men; one hands her the quoits, one brings a cup of coffee; one holds her fan; two stand behind her chair, leaning against stack; monkey and black dog at right; printed at bottom center is "THE BELLE OF THE SHIP"; below is lengthy description of attributes of a shipboard "belle"; and first portion of unrelated story entitled "TRAMP, TRAMP"; lower left corner has stain from adhesive; at lower right is printed "J.C. DOLLMAN"; below in pencil "1877"; printed top left "136" ; top right "137".