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Drawing, Elevation of a Foundling Hospital, 1790-1810

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1790-1810 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

17.9 × 13.5 cm (7 1/16 × 5 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on entablature: "HOSPICE DE LA MATERNITÉ."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of a Foundling Hospital, 1790-1810; France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and wash on paper; 17.9 × 13.5 cm (7 1/16 × 5 5/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-216

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