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Drawing, Street Scene, 1858–60

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Constantin Ernest Adolphe Hyacinthe Guys. It is dated 1858–60 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor over graphite on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26 × 19.6 cm (10 1/4 × 7 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Street Scene, 1858–60; Designed by Constantin Guys (French, 1802 – 1892); France; pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor over graphite on tan wove paper; H x W: 26 × 19.6 cm (10 1/4 × 7 11/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-113

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Faster, Cheaper, Newer, More: The Revolutions of 1848.

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