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

This is a Drawing. It was created by Philippe Girard. 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; Philippe Girard ; 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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