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Drawing, Designs for Mechanical Furniture: Two Washstands, ca. 1805

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1805 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor 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

28.6 x 41.8 cm (11 1/4 x 16 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: IV (similar Heawood 1803)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Mechanical Furniture: Two Washstands, ca. 1805; Germany; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 28.6 x 41.8 cm (11 1/4 x 16 7/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-485

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