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Outlines and sketches by Washington Allston [A commemorative book]

Description

For careful description, see S.R. Koehler's catalogue of the Works of the Cheney Brothers, Boston 1891.

20 sheets [18 engraved & 2 lithographs]. Original sketches now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Dana Family Bequest.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
1850
Acquisition Type
Gift
Date of Acquisition
1921-03-28
Physical Description
1 engraving
Dimensions
15.75x 21.25(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR130OVR
Credit Line
Gift of Louise Ashley, 1921
GUSN
198897
Reference Code
GC002.02.130

Record details

Originator
J. & S.W. Cheney (Engraver)
Other People
Allston, Washington, 1779-1843
Descriptive Terms
sketches
Material Type
engravings (prints)
prints (visual works)
Location Note
Vertical file 4, folder OVR 121-130
Physical Access Restrictions
Needs rebinding and some cleaning to remove pencil marks from protective sheets. There is also discoloration at the page edges. Prints are otherwise excellent.

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