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1922

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1969

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Drawing, Study for Maximum Mass Permitted by the 1916 New York Zoning Law, Stage 3, 1922

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Hugh Ferriss. It is dated 1922 and we acquired it in 1969. Its medium is black crayon, stumped and erased; brush and black wash over photostat, varnish, on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Hugh Ferriss. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss.

Its dimensions are

Other: 67.3 x 51.6 cm (26 1/2 x 20 5/16 in.) Mat: 91.4 × 71.1 cm (36 × 28 in.)

It is inscribed

In black crayon, verso: Ferriss/ 101 Park Av/ N.Y./ USA

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for Maximum Mass Permitted by the 1916 New York Zoning Law, Stage 3, 1922; Designed by Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889–1962); USA; black crayon, stumped and erased; brush and black wash over photostat, varnish, on illustration board; Other: 67.3 x 51.6 cm (26 1/2 x 20 5/16 in.) Mat: 91.4 × 71.1 cm (36 × 28 in.); Gift of Mrs. Hugh Ferriss; 1969-137-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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