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Drawing, Design for a Badge of a Medal

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and bistre wash, black chalk on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

11.7 × 7 cm (4 5/8 × 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Badge of a Medal; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and bistre wash, black chalk on paper; 11.7 × 7 cm (4 5/8 × 2 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-906

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