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What is this?

Rendering of very dark, monumental high-rise building complex with tall set back central tower, flanked by two shorter towers, each with setback upper stories that form a pyramid-shaped tops. Background shaded with cross-hatching to create a halo effect behind the building complex in the foreground.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1922 and we acquired it in 1969. Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss.

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Its medium is

black crayon, stumped and erased; brush and black wash over photostat, varnish, on illustration board

Its dimensions are

67.3 x 51.6 cm (26 1/2 x 20 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In black crayon, verso: Ferriss/ 101 Park Av/ N.Y./ USA

This object was designed by Hugh Ferriss

This object was donated by Mrs. Hugh Ferriss

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