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Album Page, Elevation of Building and Dormer, Dinan, France, July 4, 1888

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated July 4, 1888 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on thick 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

30.8 x 23.6 cm (12 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right corner: 67; lower right corner: 59; clockwise from below drawing at right: curious Dormer height of opening about 2.4 ft / length of opening 20 ft; From Top; Dinan / July 4th 1888; Note / this treatment was continued / all along the house which / was about 75 ft long or more - / It rained while I did this; Dormer same width / as lower treatment / only one Dormer of this size; below drawing at far lower left: <----10 ft.---->.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Elevation of Building and Dormer, Dinan, France, July 4, 1888; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); France; graphite on thick off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 30.8 x 23.6 cm (12 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-232

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