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Staircase Model (possibly France), mid-19th century

This is a Staircase model. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 2007. Its medium is bent and painted wrought sheet and cast iron. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eugene V. Thaw and Clare E. Thaw. It is credited Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 103 x 40.5 x 26.5 cm (40 9/16 x 15 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Staircase Model (possibly France), mid-19th century; bent and painted wrought sheet and cast iron; H x W x D: 103 x 40.5 x 26.5 cm (40 9/16 x 15 15/16 x 10 7/16 in.); Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw; 2007-45-19

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Made to Scale: Staircase Masterpieces—The Eugene & Clare Thaw Gift.

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