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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, Railing and Wall Decoration of Hospital, St. Ambrose, Milan, October 1, 1887

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated October 1, 1887 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and watercolor, 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 23.8 cm (12 5/16 x 9 3/8 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, clockwise from top right corner: (inscribed in circle) 59 / 71; Wall decoration / St. Ambrosio / Milano; Hospital Railing / Milano Oct 1st 1887 (ugly); Patter of the Blazing Star.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Railing and Wall Decoration of Hospital, St. Ambrose, Milan, October 1, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Italy; brush and watercolor, graphite on cream paperboard tipped into binding with fabric; 31.2 x 23.8 cm (12 5/16 x 9 3/8 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-139

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