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1933

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1953

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Drawing, Three Schemes for Typical Bay

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Christian Francis Rosborg. It is dated May 5, 1933 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg. It is credited Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg.

Its dimensions are

34 x 42 cm (13 3/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower margin: Oceanic Investing Corporation / Three Schemes for Typical Bay for Building on Madison Avenue / SCALE 1/8” = 1’0 / May 5, 1933.; C.F. ROSBORG ARCH’T / No. 274 MADISON AVE – N.Y.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Three Schemes for Typical Bay; Designed by Christian Francis Rosborg (1881 – 1953); USA; graphite, pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 34 x 42 cm (13 3/8 x 16 9/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg; 1953-26-15

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