This 1888 etching by Edith Penman measures 5 1/8 x 9 inches in an edition of 60 or fewer. Signed by the artist in the lower right with the dated, copyright address of the publisher, Christian Klackner, lower center. This image was printed by the artist on light laid paper with full margins.
This charcoal drawing by John(Jack)Fenton measures 10 x 14 inches and is pencil signed on the lower right corner. In this image, Fenton depicts local characters gathering at the blacksmith shop to catch up on daily events. Fenton was a native of New York and studied at Columbia University and the New York School of Art. He became a painter, illustrator and teacher with his works exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago.