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No author noted, "Shown in Cities: Alten's Big Painting Will Be Seen by Many Eyes," The Grand Rapids Evening Press, February 15, 1907, pg. 7, col 1.
No author noted, "Plummer's Porcelain Palace - Exhibition of Fine Oil Paintings," The Daily Northwestern (Oshkosh, Wisconsin), July 10, 1905, pg. 10. (advertisement)