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Drawing, In the Mountains (Decorative Design)

This is a drawing. It was created by Walter Shirlaw. It is dated 1875–80 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is pen and ink, graphite on heavy cream 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

53.6 × 36.8 cm (21 1/8 × 14 1/2 in.)

It is signed

Signed and titled in graphite, lower right: "Decorative Design / Walter Shirlaw, N.A."

It is inscribed

On verso: "24"

Cite this object as

Drawing, In the Mountains (Decorative Design); Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; pen and ink, graphite on heavy cream paper; 53.6 × 36.8 cm (21 1/8 × 14 1/2 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-23

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