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1946

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

2016

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Drawing, Design for Book Jacket, My Own Manhattan

This is a drawing. It was created by Christina Malman and written by Henrietta Fort Holland and published by Ives Washburn. It is dated before 1946 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Dexter Masters.

Its dimensions are

36.9 × 49.2 cm (14 1/2 × 19 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Notations in graphite along bottom and right side: [measurements and printing remarks] Stickers at regular intervals (six total), two at top and bottom, one within each margin (left and right) with Pioneer Moss name and logo.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Book Jacket, My Own Manhattan; Christina Malman (American, b. England, 1911–1959); Written by Henrietta Fort Holland; Published by Ives Washburn; USA; brush and watercolor, gouache on paper; 36.9 × 49.2 cm (14 1/2 × 19 3/8 in.); 1960-247-2

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