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Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1897

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1897 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

Mount: 19.4 x 12.6 x 0.2 cm (7 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Artist's monogram 'AM' in green wash below center, right of vertcal in field of drawing.

It is inscribed

verso: cloth note: Linen 1a (Bancroft) / " 2

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1897; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and gouache on paper; Mount: 19.4 x 12.6 x 0.2 cm (7 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 1/16 in.); 1943-33-1-11

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