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1942

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2016

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Drawing, Mount Desert, Near Schooner Head

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated August 23, 1856 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite and chalk on brown-grey paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

28.8 × 44 cm (11 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: Near schooner head - / Mt. Desert - / Aug. 23 '56

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mount Desert, Near Schooner Head; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite and chalk on brown-grey paper; 28.8 × 44 cm (11 5/16 × 17 5/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-102

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