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Drawing, Two-masted Ship at Anchor and the Shaft of a Device, 1850–51

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1850–51 and we acquired it in 1917. Its medium is graphite on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Louis P. Church.

Its dimensions are

10.9 x 33.7 cm (4 5/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, verso, at top beside sailing ship: 1; in second row beside semicircles: 2 ; in third row beside a bird: 3 ; in fourth row: Last B - 4; and in bottom row: Fog - 5

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two-masted Ship at Anchor and the Shaft of a Device, 1850–51; USA; graphite on cream paper; 10.9 x 33.7 cm (4 5/16 x 13 1/4 in.); Gift of Louis P. Church; 1917-4-31

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