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A Concession to Habit
Date: 1897
Medium: Ink on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 16 × 13 7/8 in. (40.6 × 35.2 cm)
Illustration Citation: Puck, November 3, 1897
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1978
Object Number: 1978-206
About: A lawyer by initial training, Charles Jay Taylor studied art in New York, Paris, and London. He illustrated for many magazines and newspapers; he also taught illustration at the Carnegie Technical Schools in Pittsburgh. He populated his 1888 signature book "The Tailor Made Girl" with images of fashionable women at various activities. He was also known for his political cartoons.
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