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Sea-Side Sketches – A Clam-Bake

Two boys carrying a pail turn their heads away from the dead fish in the lower right, while a group of young boys on the beach build a fire. One prepares to steam or bake clams.

Credit: Gift of John Goldsmith Phillips, Jr....

August 23, 1873
Wood engraving in black ink on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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