Drawing relating to the "Early American" series of designs
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
Rough layout for design. “The Life of Lincoln” theme.
Motifs of final design (see photograph of design)
Cabin where he was born
Writing on the shovel at the fireplace lying on the dirt floor
As a rail splitter
In the White House as President
Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
–Notation by Walter Mitschke on back of photograph
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