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Drawing, Design for a Memorial Window for Albert Spencer, ca. 1895

This is a Drawing. It was created by Francis Augustus Lathrop. It is dated ca. 1895 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on tan paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by H. A. Hammond Smith.

Its dimensions are

33.5 × 10.8 cm (13 3/16 × 4 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and white and pale yellow gouache, on upper panel below: "BE OF GOOD CHEER / FOR THERE SHALL BE NO / LOSS OF LIFE AMONG YOV / BVT ONLY OF THE SHIP"; in graphite, in lower right corner of upper panel: "ACTS XXVII -22-23-24-"; in brush and white gouache, on lower panel: "THIS WINDOW IS THE GIFT AND MEMORIAL OF / ALBERT SPENCER"; in graphite, lower left corner: "(331)"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Memorial Window for Albert Spencer, ca. 1895; Francis Augustus Lathrop (American, 1849 - 1909); USA; brush and watercolor, white gouache, graphite on tan paper; 33.5 × 10.8 cm (13 3/16 × 4 1/4 in.); 1914-38-93

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