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Drawing, Design for a Book Cover: Dragons and Cherry Blossoms, ca. 1896

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1896 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and gold gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

Mount: 19 x 13.2 x 0.1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in gold, near stem: A M

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover: Dragons and Cherry Blossoms, ca. 1896; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and gold gouache on paper; Mount: 19 x 13.2 x 0.1 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/16 x 1/16 in.); 1943-33-1-1

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