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1936

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1953

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Observatory, Caramoor, Katonah, New York: Elevations, Plan and Section

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, graphite on tracing paper, laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg.

Its dimensions are

39.1 x 67 cm (15 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.) 56.9 x 67.0 mount Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in gold gouache, upper left: OBSERVATORY/CARAMOOR/KATONAH N.Y.; in graphite at lower right: C.F. Rosborg. Architect/ No. 369. Lexington. Ave. N.Y.C.:/Powell and Playford. Decorators/No 220 East. 80th St. N.Y.C.; in graphite at lower left: July 1st, 1936

Cite this object as

Drawing, Observatory, Caramoor, Katonah, New York: Elevations, Plan and Section; USA; brush and watercolor, gouache, graphite on tracing paper, laid down; 39.1 x 67 cm (15 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.) 56.9 x 67.0 mount Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg; 1953-26-12

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