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Drawing, Bank Note Design

This is a Drawing. It was created by Walter Shirlaw. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is black crayon, grey and black gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Walter Shirlaw. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw.

Its dimensions are

12.5 × 20 cm (4 15/16 × 7 7/8 in.) Mount: 15.1 × 22.7 cm (5 15/16 × 8 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Partial watermark

It is signed

Signed and titled in graphite, lower left: "Bank Note Design / Walter Shirlaw, N.A."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Bank Note Design; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; black crayon, grey and black gouache on paper; 12.5 × 20 cm (4 15/16 × 7 7/8 in.) Mount: 15.1 × 22.7 cm (5 15/16 × 8 15/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-16

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