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

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Album Page, Architectural Details, 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

31.1 x 23.9 cm (12 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular

It has the following markings

Paper-maker's mark: embossed in support at upper left corner of sheet: an oval with "J M P" in center, ornament above and a small banner that reads "BRISTOL" below.

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, beginning at top left: roof plastered / red / ...the / criss cross is made / with tiles / red / white / chimney top; at top right: white / edge of tiles red / red / white / tiles - the roof is plastered / as are the sides of chimney / this same chimney top / without the middle brick / and... support is very / pretty; at upper right corner: (inscribed in circle) 51 / 63; above center left: tiles / board / roof supports / floor beams / plaster; above center right: a pretty roof - on a small house; at center: farm house; at bottom center: forge; at bottom right: Buhl / Sept 21st 1887 / Black Forest.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Architectural Details, Buhl, September 21, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Germany; graphite on cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric; 31.1 x 23.9 cm (12 1/4 x 9 7/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-131

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