Initial Letter "D"

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.168
Date: 
1878-1883
Medium: 
Graphite and black ink on ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (14 x 11.4 cm)
Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at upper center: "1/2""; in graphite at right, below image: "C.B."; in graphite, centered below image, partially erased: "Make two plates-one an inch wide / and one 2 inches wide."; below, at lower center: "[?]7758- 2&3"; below, at lower center: "June 21"
Description: 
See Beckwith Scrapbook in N-YHS Library, Volume 1, page 26. Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group