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Drawing, Design for a Paper Knife

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1850–1875 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is graphite, brush and white gouache on brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mary A. Peoli.

Its dimensions are

28.2 × 9.3 cm (11 1/8 × 3 11/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped near the upper edge in opposite direction: "Presented by / Mrs. James Macginn."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Paper Knife; France; graphite, brush and white gouache on brown paper; 28.2 × 9.3 cm (11 1/8 × 3 11/16 in.); 1931-72-2

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