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Drawing, The City at Night, Descent into the Streets, 1925

This is a Drawing. It was created by Hugh Ferriss. We acquired it in 1980. Its medium is lithographic crayon on heavy cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Jean Ferriss Leich.

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Drawing, The City at Night, Descent into the Streets, 1925; Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; lithographic crayon on heavy cream wove paper; 1980-39-1

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

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