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Drawing, Planometric View of Mazachebir

This is a drawing. It was style of Jacques Callot. It is dated 1610–35 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is pen and brown ink on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne.

Its dimensions are

20.3 × 32.1 cm (8 in. × 12 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: .A. forteza di Mazachebir lontana da Orano .3. miglia dalla parte di ponente / .B. Porto. .C. Torre che quarda la forteza, e per seoperta. (A. fort of Mazachebir, three miles west of Oran / .B. Harbor. .C. Tower overlooking the fortress (used for) distant warning)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Planometric View of Mazachebir; Style of Jacques Callot ; France; pen and brown ink on cream laid paper; 20.3 × 32.1 cm (8 in. × 12 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Grafton H. Pyne; 1948-118-65

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