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

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Album Page, Detail of Pedestal Molding and Column, Tower of Milan (Abbey of Chiaravalle?), 1864–1943

This is a Album page. It is dated 1864–1943 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on very smooth, cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

29.7 x 20.3 cm (11 11/16 in. x 8 in.), irregular

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, upper right: 102; lower right: 91; upper left; over ... metres high / the pedestal is 7.10 square / " 's height from ground to bottom of moulding is 11.60 / the moulding on top of pedestal is like this; at right: the height of the long column is 27.50 including cap / and base, or perhaps 22. more likely 21.75 - the / circumference is 0.52 D - about 0.165 / cap = 0.25 x 0.25 so does stone at base which / looks this way; below: the column is separated / from the tower by M 0.06; lower center: Tower at Milan.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Detail of Pedestal Molding and Column, Tower of Milan (Abbey of Chiaravalle?), 1864–1943; Italy; graphite on very smooth, cream wove paper tipped into binding with fabric; 29.7 x 20.3 cm (11 11/16 in. x 8 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-266

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