Jervis McEntee Diaries

Thursday January 14, 1875

Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, Thursday, January 14, 1875, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Just as the ice men got to work filling the ice houses a general strike occurred among the laborers all along the river. Am painting away on my new picture for which Lucy is standing but do not succeed very well. Was quite discouraged after working all day.

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