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Drawing, Design for Ceiling for the Basement Story, Carlton House, Pall Mall, London, England

This is a drawing. It was designed by Henry Holland. It is dated 1786–90 and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund.

Its dimensions are

32.8 × 38 cm (12 15/16 × 14 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, upper left: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Ceiling for the Basement Story, Carlton House, Pall Mall, London, England; Designed by Henry Holland (British, 1745 - 1806); England; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash on paper; 32.8 × 38 cm (12 15/16 × 14 15/16 in.); Museum purchase from the Mary Hearn Greims Fund; 1940-21-9

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