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Drawing, Front Elevation, Proposed Library Museum for J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq., New York

This is a drawing. It was architect: Whitney Warren Jr.. It is dated 1899–1900 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is graphite on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. William Greenough. It is credited Gift of Mrs. William Greenough.

Its dimensions are

48.5 x 74 cm (19 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed at lower center: FRONT ELEVATION/ SCALE 1/4 INCH= 1 FOOT/ PROPOSED LIBRARY MUSEUM FOR/ J. PIERMONT MORGAN ESQ NEW YORK/ WARREN WETMORE & MORGAN ARCHITECTS; on pedastles beneath sculpture, on left: WISDOM; on right: ART.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Front Elevation, Proposed Library Museum for J. Pierpont Morgan, Esq., New York; Architect: Whitney Warren Jr. (American, 1864–1943); USA; graphite on tracing paper; 48.5 x 74 cm (19 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. William Greenough; 1943-51-332

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