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Drawing, Designs for Glass Scent Bottles

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gouache, gold paint over graphite on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Lincoln Johnson. It is credited Gift of Virginia Hamill.

  • Smell Lab, Smell Lab
  • bottles, printed labels, smell analysis papers.
  • Courtesy of Sissel Tolaas and IFF.
  • s-e-1877

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 43.2 x 29.4 cm (17 in. x 11 9/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, recto: style numbers of each of the six bottles; verso: style numbers of each of the six bottles

Cite this object as

Drawing, Designs for Glass Scent Bottles; pen and brown ink, brush and gouache, gold paint over graphite on cream wove paper; Sheet: 43.2 x 29.4 cm (17 in. x 11 9/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Gift of Virginia Hamill; 1953-82-1

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