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Drawing, Sketches of New York Skyscrapers

This is a Drawing. It was created by Gustav Umbdenstock. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is graphite, red crayon on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Henry O. Milliken. It is credited Gift of Henry O. Milliken.

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Its dimensions are

39 x 39 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: G. Umbdenstock

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: A mon ami et éleve Milliken / Souvenir et bons souhaits d[?] / […] l’Amérique!

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketches of New York Skyscrapers; Gustav Umbdenstock (French, 1866 - 1940); France; graphite, red crayon on tracing paper; 39 x 39 cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8 in.); Gift of Henry O. Milliken; 1937-51-4

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