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Drawing, Mechanically-Operated Cylinder-Top Secretary Desk, ca. 1805

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1805 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

37.7 x 31.8 cm (14 13/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

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Drawing, Mechanically-Operated Cylinder-Top Secretary Desk, ca. 1805; Germany; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 37.7 x 31.8 cm (14 13/16 x 12 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-470

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