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Drawing, Ceiling Design: Decoration for theater

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink and sepia wash 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

H x W: 32.7 × 28.3 cm (12 7/8 × 11 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiling Design: Decoration for theater; pen and ink and sepia wash on paper; H x W: 32.7 × 28.3 cm (12 7/8 × 11 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-93

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