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Drawing, Motif 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 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

18.3 × 13 cm (7 3/16 × 5 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite on mount, below: "Walter Shirlaw N.A."

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on mount, lower left: "Motive for Bank Note design"; on verso: numbers to 76. "52"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Motif for Bank Note Design; Walter Shirlaw (American, b. Scotland, 1838–1909); USA; graphite on paper; 18.3 × 13 cm (7 3/16 × 5 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Walter Shirlaw; 1912-16-75

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