Design for a Schoolhouse; verso: Schoolroom Floor Plan and Layout of Desks with Notations
Brown ink and wash with touches of graphite on paper
Overall: 11 x 14 in. ( 27.9 x 35.6 cm ) mat: 16 x 22 in. ( 40.6 x 55.9 cm )
inscription: lower left, pencil: "W. S. Mount/from family Stoney brook/L.I."
Inscribed with many design measurements and notations, elevation and distance scales, and comments in brown ink; at middle in graphite: "W. S. Mount -- / from family Stoneybrook -- / L. I."
This is a plan for a schoolhouse, measuring 24 x 34 feet, with an exterior view on one side of the font and side. On the reverse is a floor plan and sketch of desks, with detailed notes and description of the interior seating arrangement and proposed division of the outside schoolyard.
Purchased from Parke-Bernet Galleries; the Mount Family
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