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Elementary Principles of Plane and Perspective Drawing. In Two Parts.

Jehu Brainerd (American, active 1849–1859), Publisher Tooker and Gatchel (American, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.


Overall: 19.1 x 15.5 x 0.8 cm (7 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with wood engravings and line diagrams (stereotyped)

Not On View


Americas, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Cleveland: Tooker & Gatchell, 1853) 19.1 cm; 73 pp.; original publisher’s half black morocco, printed gray paper boards.

Cleveland: Tooker & Gatchell, 1853


Maxim Karolik (1893-1963), by whom given to MFA, December 9, 1954.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875