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Drawing, Washington Irving's Library at Sunnyside, March 16, 1860

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated March 16, 1860 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite support: gray/beige wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

11.6 x 20.2 cm (4 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite at lower margin: W Irvings Library / Library Sunny- side -March 16/60; at upper left: His/slouched/grey hat &/dark coat/panel- ling of/room/birds eye maple; at right margin: Geo Joshua & friends/sugary-frome/2/watercolors/of Palm/scene in knickerbocker/(....)/maple frames/giltedges/mantle/mecrier blk/marble/grate/2 bronze two branches/ candlesticks with/candles

Cite this object as

Drawing, Washington Irving's Library at Sunnyside, March 16, 1860; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite support: gray/beige wove paper; 11.6 x 20.2 cm (4 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-158

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