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Drawing, Adam and Eve, Design for Stained Glass Window, Frankby Church, Birkenhead (Cheshire), England

This is a Drawing. It was created by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and company: Morris & Co.. It is dated May 27, 1870 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase in memory of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.

Its dimensions are

19.6 × 16.9 cm (7 11/16 × 6 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: WHATMAN (18)65

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, center right: (QY.[?] serpent); lower left: Frankby Ch. Birkenhead. / Design for N. W. window / of aisle. May 27, 1870; lower right: The property of Morris & Co. / 26 Queen Sqr. Bloomsbury

Cite this object as

Drawing, Adam and Eve, Design for Stained Glass Window, Frankby Church, Birkenhead (Cheshire), England; Company: Morris & Co. (United Kingdom); pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 19.6 × 16.9 cm (7 11/16 × 6 5/8 in.); Museum purchase in memory of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander; 1946-71-1

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