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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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2019

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Album Page, Sketches of Basin and Pool, 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 very smooth, thin cream wove paper, folded and 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: 31.4 x 49 cm (12 3/8 x 19 5/16 in.), approximate

It is inscribed

Recto, interior left sheet, in graphite, from upper section of drawing: moulding of bottom of piscine; panel in piscine; recto, interior right sheet, in graphite, from upper section of drawing: base of pilasters; moulding at bottom of cap real size; mouldings of architrave ok / black marble / also medallion in / Riscer. . . and / base of col are / black marble. Verso of right sheet, in graphite, beginning at upper edge: det of beam; reservoir and / tube going to tank / mouth of well; plan. Verso of left sheet, in graphite, clockwise from upper left of drawing: reservoir / GRA / reservoir tank / certisa di Pavi (?) / section / well / weight.

Cite this object as

Album Page, Sketches of Basin and Pool, late 19th century; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); USA; graphite on very smooth, thin cream wove paper, folded and tipped into binding with fabric; Sheet: 31.4 x 49 cm (12 3/8 x 19 5/16 in.), approximate; Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-321

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