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Drawing, Design for Ceiling

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Frederick Crace. It is dated 1801 or earlier and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 17.8 x 24.5 cm (7 x 9 5/8 in.) Mount: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Ceiling; Designed by Frederick Crace (English, 1779–1859); England; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor on white wove paper; Overall: 17.8 x 24.5 cm (7 x 9 5/8 in.) Mount: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-40-180

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