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Drawing, Elevation View of a Locomotive, First Prize Drawing, 1888

This is a Drawing. It was drafted by William H. Dohm. It is dated 1888 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is brush and watercolor and gouache, pen and black ink on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William H. Dohm and agent: Eva Anderson. It is credited Gift of Dr. W.H. Dohm.

Its dimensions are

31.7 x 46.5 cm (12 1/2 x 18 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Lower right in ink: W.H. Dohm / Del. / "First Prize Drawing 158 St. Night School 1888 / Evander Childs, Principal / H. Pitts, Teacher"

It is inscribed

Lower right in ink: Drawn by Wm. H. Dohm / Age 16 years

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation View of a Locomotive, First Prize Drawing, 1888; Drafted by William H. Dohm (b. 1872); USA; brush and watercolor and gouache, pen and black ink on off-white wove paper; 31.7 x 46.5 cm (12 1/2 x 18 5/16 in.); Gift of Dr. W.H. Dohm; 1953-185-1

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