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Drawing, Front Elevation, Sketch for Library Museum for J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq., New York, 1900

This is a Drawing. It was created by Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated 1900 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite, color pencil on white tracing paper. 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

30.5 x 46.5 cm (12 x 18 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Warren Wetmore Architects

It is inscribed

in graphite, lower left: For J.P. Morgan. Esq.; lower center: Front/ sketch for Library - MUSEUM; lower right: Warren Wetmore Architects; 3 East 33 [---] - N.Y.C.; signed in graphite, lower right: WW. [---]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Front Elevation, Sketch for Library Museum for J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq., New York, 1900; Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); USA; graphite, color pencil on white tracing paper; 30.5 x 46.5 cm (12 x 18 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-401

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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