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1993

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2019

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Drawing, Design for a Painted Tin Lamp Base, ca. 1807

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1807 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, white gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post.

Its dimensions are

58 x 28 cm (22 13/16 in. x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in roundel on base is written: Philippe Girard Par/Brevet/D'Invention

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Painted Tin Lamp Base, ca. 1807; France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, white gouache on paper; 58 x 28 cm (22 13/16 in. x 11 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Edward C. Post; 1993-25-1

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