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Drawing, The Four Continents: America, Asia, Africa, Europe, 1813

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Felice Giani. It is dated 1813 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on light brown laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

26.6 x 36.5 cm (10 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen: COLOMBO SPQ, America, Asia, Africa

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Four Continents: America, Asia, Africa, Europe, 1813; Designed by Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash on light brown laid paper; 26.6 x 36.5 cm (10 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1648

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