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The Ghost Story
  • Walter MacEwen, artist
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States
    Goupil and Co., printer
    D. Appleton & Company, publisher
    active 1831–1933
  • The Ghost Story, 1893
  • The Art of the World, Illustrated in the Paintings, Statuary, and Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 428.62 x 327.02 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 7/8 x 12 7/8 in
  • Transfer from Kenneth Spencer Research Library
  • Not on display
  • 1970.0050.09

Monochromatic image of female figures in an interior. There is a woman seated on the right with a black dress and a white apron. She is seated in profile facing left. There are two young women in grey dresses with white aprons and bonnets and a little girl in a black dress holding a doll in the center. There is a woman in a black dress with a white apron and cap behind a spindle. There are two older women at center left. There are windows in the background in the center and the floor is made of wooden boards.