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Drawing, In the Desert, Arizona, 1878

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated 1878 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and brown ink and white gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Moran. It is credited Gift of Thomas Moran.

Its dimensions are

13.5 × 23.5 cm (5 5/16 × 9 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left (Lugt 457c): Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink with monogram, lower right: TM. 1878

Cite this object as

Drawing, In the Desert, Arizona, 1878; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and brown ink and white gouache on paper; 13.5 × 23.5 cm (5 5/16 × 9 1/4 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-43

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