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Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1891

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1891 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and gouache, silver paint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

Mount: 18.5 x 11 x 0.1 cm (7 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1891; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and gouache, silver paint on paper; Mount: 18.5 x 11 x 0.1 cm (7 5/16 x 4 5/16 x 1/16 in.); 1943-33-1-27

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