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Drawing, Designs of Bolts and a Hinge, ca. 1790

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

29.3 x 18.3 cm (11 9/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Pro Patria, to left, over B

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink, inverted, upper: Verroux a resor[te]; vertically inscribed in ink, left center: fiche à vasse; above hinge, inverted: aile; below hinge, inverted: aile; below lower bolt: verroux à resor. Sur platinne, et, a queu, / a vecque poygné tournante.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs of Bolts and a Hinge, ca. 1790; France; pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; 29.3 x 18.3 cm (11 9/16 x 7 3/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-189

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