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1957

  • Work on this object began.

1971

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

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Drawing, Costume Designs: Grandma Obeah, for Jamaica

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1957 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is brush and watercolor, pen and ink, graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 49.7 × 37.6 cm (19 9/16 × 14 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed, lower right of design: Miles White"

It is inscribed

Upper right, beneath design: "Governor's Mansion / Sc. I–II" Mid left, beneath design: "Entrance" and "Quico"? Lower left, benheat design: "JAMAICA / Grandma Obeah"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Costume Designs: Grandma Obeah, for Jamaica; USA; brush and watercolor, pen and ink, graphite on paper; H x W: 49.7 × 37.6 cm (19 9/16 × 14 13/16 in.); 1971-4-4

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