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Drawing, Three Views of a Wedding Canopy, Beth Am Synagogue, Los Altos, CA, 1969

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1969 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is white crayon over graphite on brown paper (partially overlaid with second piece of paper), mounted on cardboard. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 31.4 × 48.3 cm (12 3/8 in. × 19 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite at lower right: Trude Guermonprez / June 1969

It is inscribed

Recto, inscribed in graphite along lower edge: wedding chupa for Tempel (sic) Beth Am; inscribed twice at left of view of flat canopy, where weaving would be supported by rods: support; twice, next to view of hanging canopy at upper right, to left of drawing: support. Verso: printed on support: WEST COAST AIRLINES/STATION, RESERVATION,/TICKET AGENTS,/&.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Three Views of a Wedding Canopy, Beth Am Synagogue, Los Altos, CA, 1969; USA; white crayon over graphite on brown paper (partially overlaid with second piece of paper), mounted on cardboard; H x W: 31.4 × 48.3 cm (12 3/8 in. × 19 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-74

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