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Drawing, Design for Book Plate

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Alice Cordelia Morse. It is dated late 19th century and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is pen, brush and black ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Alice C. Morse.

Its dimensions are

Image: 17.5 x 14.4 cm (6 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.) Sheet: 22.2 x 17.8 cm (8 3/4 x 7 in.)

It has the following markings

Marked in graphite, center: BOOK PLATE DESIGN

It is signed

Signed in pen and black, lower left: A. C. MoRse.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Book Plate; Designed by Alice Cordelia Morse (American, 1863–1961); USA; pen, brush and black ink on paper; Image: 17.5 x 14.4 cm (6 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.) Sheet: 22.2 x 17.8 cm (8 3/4 x 7 in.); Gift of Alice C. Morse; 2009-6-58

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