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Drawing, Study of Child's Head for "Christiana and Her Children"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1850 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is black crayon, white chalk on grey wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

38.1 x 27.4 cm (15 x 10 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite with initials, lower right: DH

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: for boy in shadow / duplicate of Christiana; in graphite, lower right corner: 1850

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Child's Head for "Christiana and Her Children"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; black crayon, white chalk on grey wove paper; 38.1 x 27.4 cm (15 x 10 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-139

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