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Drawing, Elevation of a Wall Monument, 1780

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse. It is dated 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and wash, black chalk on white laid 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

24.9 x 28.7 cm (9 13/16 x 11 5/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso: Cooper Union Museum, New York, Stamp 457e

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Wall Monument, 1780; Designed by Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734–1791); France; pen and black ink, brush and wash, black chalk on white laid paper; 24.9 x 28.7 cm (9 13/16 x 11 5/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-303

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