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Frances Bassett Comstock, Binding design for Tanglewood Tales. Pen and ink, ca. 1910.
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This is the original pen & ink submission by artist Frances B. Comstock for the binding design for the 1910 Tanglewood Tales.  It is housed in the McLoughlin Brothers archive with a set of twenty drawings of kings, centaurs, minotaurs and witches made to illustrate the volume. Comstock was employed by McLoughlin as a staff artist.

Adopted by Helen R. Deese in honor of Dennis R. Laurie

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