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Album Page, Elevation of a House with Balcony, Vannes, July 28, 1888

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated July 28, 1888 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on thick off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

19.4 x 23.5 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, top right corner: 67; bottom right corner: 56; below drawing, left: Very old little house with balcony / coining in yellows - This house was to be / destroyed four days after this sketch was made / Vannes July 28th 1888; below drawing, right: Detail of balcony; above right: balusters are .105 between centers - / The posts are .10 front by .06 deep - perfectly plain / except that the little moulding of hand rail / is run down the corners - 12 balusters / between them -.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Elevation of a House with Balcony, Vannes, July 28, 1888; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); France; graphite on thick off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 19.4 x 23.5 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-229

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