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Drawing, Design for a Gas Lamp and Candelabrum, ca. 1855

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1855 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, pen and blue ink over graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Pauline Riggs Noyes Fund.

Its dimensions are

43.5 x 27.3 cm (17 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower left: Candelabre porcel: de Chine et Bronze/ a 20 bougies et Lampe au milieu. Lower center: N: 66. Lower right: Chantieur 230. Stamped above: 83

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Gas Lamp and Candelabrum, ca. 1855; France; brush and watercolor, gouache, pen and blue ink over graphite on tracing paper; 43.5 x 27.3 cm (17 1/8 x 10 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Pauline Riggs Noyes Fund; 1953-206-4

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