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Drawing, Design for Portion of Stairway in Château-sur-Mer, Newport, Rhode Island, 1872

This is a Drawing. It was created by Charles Salagnad. It is dated 1872 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is brush and ink and watercolor, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Given by the Misses Wetmore.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 50 x 68.5 cm (19 11/16 x 26 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Upper right stamped in blue ink: CH. SALAGNAD / PAPIERS PEINTS ET DECORATIONS / 10 RUE ROYALE / PARIS

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower left: Echelle I ... On verso in pen and black ink in another hand: Salagnad's staircase hangings

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Portion of Stairway in Château-sur-Mer, Newport, Rhode Island, 1872; Charles Salagnad (French); USA; brush and ink and watercolor, graphite on paper; Sheet: 50 x 68.5 cm (19 11/16 x 26 15/16 in.); Given by the Misses Wetmore; 1939-79-2

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