Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. [not numbered] (Sale info: $50.00).
For $50 Ten Shares or Certificates are issued, with which the holder receives a choice ARTIST PROOF of either one of the following subjects: "Washington Irving and His Friends," "Cropsey's American Autumn," or "Mercy's Dream," "Artist's Proofs" are the very first impressions taken from the plates, and are limited in number--each one being retouched and signed by the artist, making them rare and desirable. [P. 3; see entries 01810006, 01810007, 01810008 for the three proofs.]
Crosby Opera House Art Association, its Plan and Objects. Descriptive Catalogue of Over Three Hundred Valuable Premiums% To be distributed among Subscribers. Now on Free exhibition at the Eastern and Western Galleries. Eastern Office and Galleries--Institute of Art, 625 Broadway, New York. Western Offices and Galleries--Opera House, Chicago, Ill. New York: Russell's Print, cor. Centre & Reade Sts.