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What is this?

A front elevation of lower and upper story is shown, with staircase leading up to the main entrance at center. Five bays, alternately of different sizes, are placed between the corner projections. Roof ornamentation suggested at upper center of upper story.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1910 and we acquired it in 1943. Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

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Its medium is

pen and black ink, graphite on cream tracing paper

Its dimensions are

25.4 x 32.8 cm (10 x 12 15/16 in. )

It is signed

Lower right in ink, below caption [noted in inscriptions]: Whitney Warren / 1910

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right below image: "The original sketch for the facade / of the Grand Central Terminal New York" followed by the signature with "f"/ and the date.

This object has been tagged:

This object was created by Whitney Warren Jr.

This object was catalogued by Rudolph Berliner and donated by Mrs. William Greenough

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18569693/ |title=Drawing, Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY: Design for Façade, 1910 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 January 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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