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1943

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Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1890

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1890 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: 22 x 17 cm (8 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Sheet: 20.5 x 16.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

stamped in pinkish-red ink on verso of board: Return to the Tiffany Glass Co. / 333-335 Fourth Ave. New York

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover, ca. 1890; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and gouache on paper; Mount: 22 x 17 cm (8 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Sheet: 20.5 x 16.3 cm (8 1/16 x 6 7/16 in.); 1943-33-1-33

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