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1916

  • Work on this object began.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Preliminary Design for a Bank and Office Building in New York City, N.Y.

This is a drawing. It is dated May 10, 1916 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and black ink on cardboard, with metallic gold border. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg.

Its dimensions are

63.5 × 50 cm (25 × 19 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Preliminary Design for a Bank and Office Building in New York City, N.Y.; USA; brush and watercolor, pen and black ink on cardboard, with metallic gold border; 63.5 × 50 cm (25 × 19 11/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg; 1953-26-20

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