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Suit Shopping: An Engraved Narrative
  • Andrew Raftery, artist
    born 1962
    born: Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
    RISD Print Editions, printer
  • Suit Shopping: An Engraved Narrative, 2002
  • Where object was made: United States
  • engraving
  • Paper Type: Ruscombe Mills Queen Anne antique laid
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 375 x 230 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14.76 x 9.06 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 490 x 290 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19.29 x 11.42 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: entire triptych 375 x 920 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: entire triptych 14 3/4 x 36 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: entire triptych 490 x 1060 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: entire triptych 19 1/4 x 41 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0107.b
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Black and white image of a woman (part of the couple around which the portfolio’s narrative centers) at a counter in a department store. A man behind the counter is helping here to get something out of the case below the counter. In the background is the rest of the store and an escalator.