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1903

  • Work on this object ended.

1943

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Design for a Book Cover

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1896–1903 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 20.2 x 13 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

It is signed

Artist's monogram 'AM' in white wash, located in bottom field of design, left side: 'A'; right side: 'M'

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Book Cover; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and gouache on paper; Sheet: 20.2 x 13 cm (7 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.); 1943-33-1-13

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