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Drawing, Study of Cosmos

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Sophia L. Crownfield. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is brush and watercolor on white 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

37.9 × 27.5 cm (14 15/16 × 10 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and black wash at bottom, center recto: S. L. Crownfield (inscribed by her sister, Gertrude); at top, center: No. 35.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Cosmos; Designed by Sophia L. Crownfield (American, 1862–1929); USA; brush and watercolor on white paper; 37.9 × 27.5 cm (14 15/16 × 10 13/16 in.); Gift of Starling W. Childs and Ward Cheney; 1937-59-8

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