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Drawing, Design for Light in Chapter Room, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1890 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is brush and wash, gouache, graphite on paper mounted on tan illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Alice C. Morse.

Its dimensions are

Image: 11.4 x 8.3 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.) Sheet: 15.9 x 10.3 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/16 in.)

It is signed

in pen and black ink, verso: Miss A C Morse

It is inscribed

in graphite, recto, bottom: Light in Chapter Room / (1 of this) in pen and black ink, verso: Return to / Miss A C Morse / 88 Morton / B'klyn / no. 53 trace of Colwell label

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Light in Chapter Room, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and wash, gouache, graphite on paper mounted on tan illustration board; Image: 11.4 x 8.3 cm (4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.) Sheet: 15.9 x 10.3 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/16 in.); Gift of Alice C. Morse; 2009-6-6

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