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Drawing, On Board Ship

This is a drawing. It was created by Walter Shirlaw. It is dated 1875–80 and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is watercolor on rough heavy 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

34.8 × 30.2 cm (13 11/16 × 11 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed with crayon, lower right: "W. Shirlaw"

Cite this object as

Drawing, On Board Ship; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; watercolor on rough heavy paper; 34.8 × 30.2 cm (13 11/16 × 11 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-27

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