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1907

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1952

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Drawing, Design for Several Bays of a Public Building, 1907

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Ely Jacques Kahn. It is dated 1907 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is graphite, brush and gray wash on bristol illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Proof is in the Study.

This object was donated by Ely Jacques Kahn. It is credited Gift of Ely Jacques Kahn.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 60.6 x 44.6 cm (23 7/8 x 17 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In rubber stamped box, lower right: Concours du 9 Decembre / Ely Jaques [sic] / Kahn / ...N. Chifflot.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Several Bays of a Public Building, 1907; Architect: Ely Jacques Kahn (American, 1884–1972); USA; graphite, brush and gray wash on bristol illustration board; Overall: 60.6 x 44.6 cm (23 7/8 x 17 9/16 in.); Gift of Ely Jacques Kahn; 1952-86-3

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