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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, Plan and Elevation, Pulpit at Torcello, October 27, 1887

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated October 27, 1887 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on thick cream wove paper 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 23.6 cm (12 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, top right corner: (inscribed in circle) 76 / 87. Below this: molding on desk; to right of elevation drawing: white and blue... / pillar is pink, white base / the center panel is / light house green with / yellow caused by fungus growth / green yellow et [sic] brown. Above the small molding drawn at right: ... braid bead leaf bead center sculpture; in the margin below, at right: 1604 / by bill 1740. To right of plan drawing: (written perpendicular to drawing) plan front; Pulpit at Torcello / Oct 27th 1887 / this is the pulpit on which Ruskin gives a long sermon.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Plan and Elevation, Pulpit at Torcello, October 27, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); Italy; graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 31.2 x 23.6 cm (12 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-147

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