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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, Architectural Elements, France, ca. 1889

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated ca. 1889 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 x 23.5 cm (12 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right corner: 77; lower right corner 65; clockwise from upper left drawing: cupola on / the Bureau de / Brinfai...oner; The ... is an angel blowing trumpet; The diameter is perhaps 5 ft.; The arcades alternate in this ... a large / one and then a small one like at the cloister; Timber work / balcony / passages - / 3 stories; this is wrong - the / timber work should / continue to grou... in / this corner; elevation; section; water shed; This is a very funny idea and a very / good one - pieces of earthen pipe are / let in the wall and serve the birds / for nests - The colour given by the broken pipe end is / very agreeable; Tower on / oratory of Gaston.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Architectural Elements, France, ca. 1889; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); France; graphite on thick cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 31 x 23.5 cm (12 3/16 x 9 1/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-238

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