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1951

  • Work on this object began.

1986

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, Garden of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKay, Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

This is a drawing. It was architect: Jessie Ayers. It is dated 1951 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black and gray wash, white gouache on white wove illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Quintina Colio. It is credited Gift of Quintina Colio.

Its dimensions are

58.9 x 22.9 cm (23 3/16 x 9 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamps: on verso: Jessie Ayers/ 326 West 25th St./ N.Y. 10. N.Y. MU5-6048; copy- right stamp

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite on verso: 1/2 flat black/glass; in red crayon: H 4866/4/51/121 l9l9-1-1/Combo Facson/ 120[---] Inscribed in graphite on verso: 1/2 flat black/glass; in red crayon, verso:H 4866/ 4 51/ 121/ 1919-1-1/ Combo Facson/ 120 [---] 2.75 l295

Cite this object as

Drawing, Garden of Mr. and Mrs. Robert McKay, Georgetown, Washington, D.C.; Architect: Jessie Ayers (1917); USA; pen and black ink, brush and black and gray wash, white gouache on white wove illustration board; 58.9 x 22.9 cm (23 3/16 x 9 in. ); Gift of Quintina Colio; 1986-15-1

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