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Album Page, Sketches of Buildings, Laon, May 31, 1887

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated May 31, 1887 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on off-white 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

31.4 x 23.5 cm (12 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

At upper left corner: paper-maker's mark: JMP

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, clockwise from bottom right corner of drawing: 5; Laon / May 31 1887; House; Gate to Town; 4; stair turret.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketches of Buildings, Laon, May 31, 1887; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); USA; graphite on off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 31.4 x 23.5 cm (12 3/8 x 9 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-178

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