Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs

American
1927
Designed by Walter Mitschke (American (born in Germany), 1886–1972)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 11 1/4 x 12 13/16 in. (28.5 x 32.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1953.38

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn: pencil on tracing paper.

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Documentation

Design detail layout of upper left panel of finished design:
“Trail of the Forty-Niners” theme.

Motif:
Prospector washing for fine gold.

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