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Drawing, Study of Cliffs, Mt. Desert, Maine

This is a Drawing. It was created by William Stanley Haseltine. It is dated ca. 1859 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Helen Haseltine Plowden. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Helen Haseltine Plowden.

Its dimensions are

55.7 x 37.9cm (21 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink at lower left: Mt. Desert / July 25; in pen and blue ink at upper left, verso: painted by my father / William Stanley Haseltine / Helen Haseltine Plowden 1860-65; in graphite at lower right, verso: Mt. Desert

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Cliffs, Mt. Desert, Maine; William Stanley Haseltine (1835 – 1900); USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on wove paper; 55.7 x 37.9cm (21 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.) ; Gift of Mrs. Helen Haseltine Plowden; 1953-155-2

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