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1942

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Drawing, Study of Right Hand of Alexander Hamilton

This is a Drawing. It was created by Daniel Huntington. It is dated March 1851 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is graphite, 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

27 x 23 cm (10 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed and dated in graphite, lower left: DH / March 51

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: in half length of Genl. Hamilton / thumb too long

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study of Right Hand of Alexander Hamilton; Daniel Huntington (American, 1816–1906); USA; graphite, white chalk on grey wove paper; 27 x 23 cm (10 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1942-50-58

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