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Drawing, The Upper End of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Wasatch Range, near Ogden, Utah, August 13, 1879

This is a Drawing. It was created by Thomas Moran. It is dated August 13, 1879 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white goauche, graphite on gray laid 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

25.8 x 37.1 cm (10 3/16 x 14 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: PL BAS Recto: Stamped in red ink, lower right: Museum for the Arts of Decoration Cooper Union [Lugt 457d]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left corner: 7; in graphite, upper left: the upper end of Little Cottonwood Canon Aug 13-79; in graphite, lower left: (79); color and drawing notations in graphite throughout.

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Upper End of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Wasatch Range, near Ogden, Utah, August 13, 1879; Thomas Moran (American, b. Britain, 1837–1926); USA; brush and watercolor, white goauche, graphite on gray laid paper; 25.8 x 37.1 cm (10 3/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Gift of Thomas Moran; 1917-17-79

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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