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  • Work on this object ended.

1901

  • Work on this object began.

1937

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Drawing, Study of Thistle Plants

This is a Drawing. It was created by Sophia L. Crownfield. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink on yellow tracing 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

H x W: 30.2 x 48.8 cm (11 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower center: S.L Crownfield

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper center: No. 42

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Thistle Plants; Sophia L. Crownfield (American, 1862–1929); USA; graphite, pen and ink on yellow tracing paper; H x W: 30.2 x 48.8 cm (11 7/8 x 19 3/16 in.); Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney; 1937-59-45

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