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1910

  • Work on this object ended.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for a small library: front elevation, section, plan, ca. 1905

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Christian Francis Rosborg. It is dated ca. 1905 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor, gray wash 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.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Drawing, A Classical Temple, ca. 1780
  • pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, over black chalk on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-7161

Its dimensions are

78.6 x 59.2 cm (30 15/16 x 23 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: C. F. Rosborg / Pupil / of / Haydel and Shephard, Archts. / Inc. 156 Fifth Ave. N. Y.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a small library: front elevation, section, plan, ca. 1905; Architect: Christian Francis Rosborg (1881 – 1953); USA; pen and ink, brush and watercolor, gray wash on paper; 78.6 x 59.2 cm (30 15/16 x 23 5/16 in.); Gift of the Estate of Christian Francis Rosborg; 1953-26-2

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