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Drawing, Study of Thistles

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Sophia L. Crownfield. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is brush and oil on black paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney. It is credited Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney.

Its dimensions are

35.2 × 26.8 cm (13 7/8 × 10 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Thistles; Designed by Sophia L. Crownfield (American, 1862–1929); USA; brush and oil on black paper; 35.2 × 26.8 cm (13 7/8 × 10 9/16 in.); Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney; 1937-59-4

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