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This and 134 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album.

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1943

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Album Page, Balcony Railing in Chapel, Château de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, June 17, 1888

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated June 17, 1888 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and watercolor, 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

31.9 x 24.8 cm (12 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, top right corner: 53; borrom right corner: 46; below balcony drawing, from left to right: hand rail; top moulding / of base under / baluster; 4 M broad / bottom course; (written on ruled lines) Balcony Railing in Chapel; Chenonceaux / June 17th 1888; to right of balcony drawing (written perpendicular to drawing) height 1.30 about; below baluster sketch: This is a sketch of the baluster / but it does not look / anything like it - impossible / to get near it; to right of baluster sketch: not delicate / enough; to right of sketch on bottom half of sheet (perpendicular to drawing): scale = 1/10.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Balcony Railing in Chapel, Château de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux, June 17, 1888; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); France; brush and watercolor, graphite on off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 31.9 x 24.8 cm (12 9/16 x 9 3/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-219

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