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This and 87 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

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1943

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Album Page, Sketches of Buildings and Architectural Elements, August 21–22, 1887

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated August 21–22, 1887 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

31 x 23.8 cm (12 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, clockwise from upper left corner: 18; finial / moon in gilt / Aug 21 1887; Finial in form of obelisk; a good idea is to put a sun dial on / a chimney thereby getting the sun all day; [inscribed in French?]: G / red= dans O M. 10; Aug 22nd 1887; House of 1623 / Enkhuizen; (inscribed in circle) I; consoles / on house / opposite; (inscribed in circle) H; Shield of Leiden - Aug 21 1887 / supported by calm yet fierce lion.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketches of Buildings and Architectural Elements, August 21–22, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Netherlands; graphite on cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric; 31 x 23.8 cm (12 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-100

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