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Drawing, The Needles, possibly June 2, 1892

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated possibly June 2, 1892 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is recto: graphite, brush and various watercolor washes on paper. verso: graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Moran. It is credited Gift of Thomas Moran.

Its dimensions are

12.4 x 17.7 cm (4 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed with mongram, lower right corner.

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in graphite ?, at upper right: The Needles; and dated: June 2 189. Verso: Inscribed in graphite: 82.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Needles, possibly June 2, 1892; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; recto: graphite, brush and various watercolor washes on paper. verso: graphite on paper; 12.4 x 17.7 cm (4 7/8 x 6 15/16 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-18

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