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Album Page, Sketches of Architectural Elements, Buhl, September 21, 1887

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated September 21, 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

31.2 x 24 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, clockwise from top left: (to right of drawing) window glass / leaded. flat; (beginning at top of drawing at right) rather large and heavy (pointing to finial) / 2 fl overhang of shed - / 18 in overhang / these beams / very pretty idea / (to left of this drawing) Sometimes this beam / is described as a cornice / also lower one; (beginning above drawing at lower right) tile / birch with plaster / stone / about 24 ft across front / very pretty little stable. (to left of this drawing) slats square...; (at bottom right edge of sheet) Buhl Sept 21st 1887 / Black Forest; (to right of bottom left drawing) side of stable / should have grape vines growing on it / light green leaf / side; (at top of two drawings above) watershed / window and pannelling [sic] / under window.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketches of Architectural Elements, Buhl, September 21, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Germany; graphite on cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric; 31.2 x 24 cm (12 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-130

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