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Album Page, Sketches from Evreux and Limay, June 3, 1889

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated June 3, 1889 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

Sheet: 31.2 x 23.7 cm (12 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right corner: 73; lower right corner: 60; at lower left: Note / The stairs go up in / turret and at each / floor connect with / tower by an outside / balcony - very pretty / effect -; below center: Evreux / 3 Juin 1889 / Plan; at lower right: Limay pris de Mantes / 3 Juin 1889; above right: Steeple at Limay / near Mantes / To show on what a small scale / this sort of thing can be done / ... - I hardly ... the whole / affair was 30 M high - small / church beside it almost detached.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketches from Evreux and Limay, June 3, 1889; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); France; graphite on thick off-white wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; Sheet: 31.2 x 23.7 cm (12 5/16 x 9 5/16 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-233

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