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1935

  • Work on this object began.

1937

  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for Signpost, Elephant, ca. 1936

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1936 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is charcoal on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor and Josephine Rodgers. It is credited Gift of Diana Diederich Blake.

  • Tile (Iran), 13th century
  • luster-glazed and painted earthenware.
  • Gift of Ruth Friedman in memory of Harry G. Friedman.
  • 1966-3-4

Its dimensions are

21.4 x 27.6 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Signpost, Elephant, ca. 1936; USA; charcoal on paper; 21.4 x 27.6 cm (8 7/16 x 10 7/8 in.); Gift of Diana Diederich Blake; 1992-92-152

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