Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs
Designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Height x width: 26 3/4 x 32 11/16 in. (68 x 83 cm)
Medium or Technique
Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.
Not On View
Preliminary layout of design. “Gardens of Old Salem” theme.
“House of Seven Gables (1669) with the Hathaway House (1683) in the background.”
“Old Derby Wharf”
“The Town Pump with the First Meeting House with the Town Clock.”
–Catalogue, “Early American Historical Events in Mallinson’s Silks”
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)
Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale