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1929

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1962

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, "Whale-boats, away!", Study of Overmantle for William Keating, Esq., Garden City, NY

This is a drawing. It was designed by Griffiths Baily Coale. It is dated January 1929 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is pastel on light brown paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale.

Its dimensions are

37 × 42.4 cm (14 9/16 × 16 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Griffith Baily Coale Jan 1929

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Whale-boats, away!"; lower right: Sketch of overmantel for William Keating Esq. Garden City, L.I.[?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, "Whale-boats, away!", Study of Overmantle for William Keating, Esq., Garden City, NY; Designed by Griffiths Baily Coale (American, 1890–1950); USA; pastel on light brown paper; 37 × 42.4 cm (14 9/16 × 16 11/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Griffith Baily Coale; 1962-135-12

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