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Drawing, Design for Bank Note

This is a Drawing. It was created by Walter Shirlaw. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is graphite, brush and wash, black crayon 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

12.8 × 19.5 cm (5 1/16 × 7 11/16 in.) Mount: 15.2 × 22 cm (6 × 8 11/16 in.)

It is signed

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

It is inscribed

On verso: "49"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Bank Note; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; graphite, brush and wash, black crayon on paper; 12.8 × 19.5 cm (5 1/16 × 7 11/16 in.) Mount: 15.2 × 22 cm (6 × 8 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-17

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