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Drawing, Sea Girt, New Jersey, September 11, 1878

This is a Drawing. It was created by Samuel Colman. It is dated September 11, 1878 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and yellow, brown, and blue watercolor, white gouache, traces of graphite on tan oriental paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Samuel Colman.

Its dimensions are

34.5 x 50cm (13 9/16 x 19 11/16in.) Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on verso ?

It is inscribed

Inscribed and dated in pen and black ink, middle left: Sea Girt. Cedars. / Sep 11th 1878; again at lower left: Sea Girt. Sept 11th 1878

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sea Girt, New Jersey, September 11, 1878; Samuel Colman (American, 1832 - 1920); USA; pen and black ink, brush and yellow, brown, and blue watercolor, white gouache, traces of graphite on tan oriental paper; 34.5 x 50cm (13 9/16 x 19 11/16in.) Frame: 44.8 x 60.3 cm (17 5/8 x 23 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Samuel Colman; 1939-85-7

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