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Drawing, Carter Dome from Carter Lake, New Hampshire

This is a Drawing. It was created by William Lewis Sonntag Sr.. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1956. Its medium is brush and watercolor, ink, gouache, graphite on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by William H. Matthews. It is credited Gift of William H. Matthews from the Estate of Frederick A. Moore.

Its dimensions are

33.5 x 48.5 cm (13 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.), irregular

It is signed

Trimmed signature in brush and brown ink, lower left: [W] L. Sonntag

It is inscribed

Verso: Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: No. 7 llll; in another hand: for Minneapolis (sic) ex./Carter Dome from Carter Lanke/Wm L. Sonntag N.A./120 East 22 St-/New York Ci.../[unreadable numbers]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Carter Dome from Carter Lake, New Hampshire; William Lewis Sonntag Sr. (American, 1822 – 1900); USA; brush and watercolor, ink, gouache, graphite on wove paper; 33.5 x 48.5 cm (13 3/16 x 19 1/8 in.), irregular; Gift of William H. Matthews from the Estate of Frederick A. Moore; 1956-183-1

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