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Drawing, Study for 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 graphite on brown 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

22 × 50.3 cm (8 11/16 × 19 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower left: "Walter Shirlaw N.A."

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphtie, lower left: "Fragment / Bank Note design"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Bank Note Design; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; graphite on brown paper; 22 × 50.3 cm (8 11/16 × 19 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-51

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