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1974

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Drawing, Tomb of George Washington, Mt. Vernon, ca. 1820

This is a Drawing. It was created by Unknown. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is black, white chalk, brush and white gouache, pen and white ink on prepared paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown, Myra Mathers, Mrs. Richard S. Koehne and Mrs. John L. Handy Jr. and catalogued by Megan L. Smith and Karin Zonis. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

45.5 x 58.2 cm (17 15/16 x 22 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white ink, on tomb: Tomb / of / Washington.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Tomb of George Washington, Mt. Vernon, ca. 1820; Unknown (American); USA; black, white chalk, brush and white gouache, pen and white ink on prepared paper; 45.5 x 58.2 cm (17 15/16 x 22 15/16 in.); 1974-100-32

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