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Drawing (USA), 1892

This is a Drawing. It was created by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is dated 1892 and we acquired it in 1915. Its medium is black chalk, graphite on off-white paper, squared for enlargement. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is credited Gift of J. Carroll Beckwith.

Its dimensions are

62.4 × 47.2 cm (24 9/16 × 18 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite, upper right: solid gold leaf; in graphite, lower right: The Telephone/ and the/ Ticker

Cite this object as

Drawing (USA), 1892; J. Carroll Beckwith (American, 1852–1917); black chalk, graphite on off-white paper, squared for enlargement; 62.4 × 47.2 cm (24 9/16 × 18 9/16 in.); Gift of J. Carroll Beckwith; 1915-2-6

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