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Drawing, Design for Title Page, "Occupations of Women and Their Compensation", ca. 1899

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated ca. 1899 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is brush and gouache on greyish-brown paper, mounted on 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: 25.6 × 17.5 cm (10 1/16 × 6 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.7 × 22.6 cm (12 1/16 × 8 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: AM monogram Signed in pen and light blue ink, verso, upper center: Design by Alice C. Morse

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and blue color pencil, verso, upper left corner: 5; in graphite, verso, upper left: Gift of Morse, Alice / Sept. 22, 1943; in pen and black ink, verso, upper center: Return to Alice Morse / 439 Wyoming Ave. / Scranton, Pa.; in pen and light blue ink, verso, upper center: Design done by Alice C. Morse; in graphite, verso, across bottom: Book ornamentation – Title pages 1943–55[crossed out] 2009-6-55[written directly above crossed out number] I80

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Title Page, "Occupations of Women and Their Compensation", ca. 1899; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; brush and gouache on greyish-brown paper, mounted on illustration board; Image: 25.6 × 17.5 cm (10 1/16 × 6 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.7 × 22.6 cm (12 1/16 × 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Alice C. Morse; 2009-6-55

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