Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs

American
1927
Designed for H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915-1936)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 21 5/8 x 11 1/4 in. (55 x 28.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.7

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Motif design thumbnails. “New Amsterdam (Old new York)” theme.

Notation at bottom: ” cage, pillory,stocks, whipping post, N.Y.City Wall and Docks”

Thumbnails also depict: bowling,ox and horse carts, figures and scenes from general life.

Provenance

Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale