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Drawing, A town gate in Mexico., 1888

This is a Drawing. It was created by Howard Russell Butler. It is dated 1888 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is black. brown, white crayons. grey paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard Russell Butler.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 17.2 x 10.9 cm (6 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Written in the lower right corner: HRB / Mexico / 1888.

Cite this object as

Drawing, A town gate in Mexico., 1888; Howard Russell Butler (American, 1856 - 1934); USA; black. brown, white crayons. grey paper.; Sheet: 17.2 x 10.9 cm (6 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Howard Russell Butler; 1941-99-6

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