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Drawing, Design for a Sedan Chair, ca. 1775

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Unknown. It is dated ca. 1775. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown, red, yellow and blue watercolor over graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Charles B. Alexander. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.

Its dimensions are

24.6 x 41.8 cm (9 11/16 x 16 7/16 in.) [irreg.]

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasburg Lily below GR Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration stamp [Lugt 457 c]

It is inscribed

Upper left corner in graphite: Lady AEB [with additional mark, x and erasures]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Sedan Chair, ca. 1775; Designed by Unknown (English); England; pen and black ink, brush and gray, brown, red, yellow and blue watercolor over graphite on cream laid paper; 24.6 x 41.8 cm (9 11/16 x 16 7/16 in.) [irreg.]; Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander; 1900-1-16

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