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Drawing, The Morse Code, Study for Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL

This is a Drawing. It was created by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is dated 1891–92 and we acquired it in 1915. Its medium is charcoal and red pencil on cream wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by J. Carroll Beckwith. It is credited Gift of J. Carroll Beckwith.

Its dimensions are

62.4 × 47.7 cm (24 9/16 × 18 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: "Carroll Beckwith"

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right, below signature: "Working Drawing for Dome / Chicago 1902 / The Morse Code"

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Morse Code, Study for Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL; J. Carroll Beckwith (American, 1852–1917); USA; charcoal and red pencil on cream wove paper; 62.4 × 47.7 cm (24 9/16 × 18 3/4 in.); Gift of J. Carroll Beckwith; 1915-2-5

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