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1916

  • Work on this object began.

1960

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Study for cartoon "Welcome in the Year 1917"

This is a Drawing. It was created by Winsor McCay. It is dated 1916 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pen and black ink, blue color pencil on illustration board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. R.M. Hunt.

Its dimensions are

29.3 × 29 cm (11 9/16 × 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, lower right: Not what was wanted/ compliments of/ Winsor McCay

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for cartoon "Welcome in the Year 1917"; Winsor McCay (American, 1869 - 1934); USA; pen and black ink, blue color pencil on illustration board; 29.3 × 29 cm (11 9/16 × 11 7/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. R.M. Hunt; 1960-38-1

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