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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

  • We acquired this object.

2019

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Album Page, Sketch of Garland and Shield with Three Flames, Possibly France?, late 19th century

This is a Album page. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on thick, off-white wove paper with deckled edges, folded 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: 42 x 60 cm (16 9/16 x 23 5/8 in.), irregular

It has the following markings

Watermark: left side of sheet: C inscribed in shield; right side of sheet: six-pointed star / I De More (?)

It is inscribed

Recto, in graphite, below each blossom on garland: bigger / bigger; below garland: bett. . r cols side (?). Verso, in graphite, upper right corner (as bound): 114; lower right corner 104.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketch of Garland and Shield with Three Flames, Possibly France?, late 19th century; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); USA; graphite on thick, off-white wove paper with deckled edges, folded tipped into binding with fabric; Sheet: 42 x 60 cm (16 9/16 x 23 5/8 in.), irregular; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-279

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