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Drawing, Study for "Scientific Group"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated 1858 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite on lined blue laid 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

30.6 x 19.8 cm (12 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite across lower center: Gallatin Henry of Smiths[?] / Prof Silliman. Dr Latham. Mr Mitchell / LLD = in red hood.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "Scientific Group"; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); United Kingdom; graphite on lined blue laid paper; 30.6 x 19.8 cm (12 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-258

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