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"The Arc Light", Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition, Manufacturer's Building

"The Arc Light", Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition, Manufacturer's Building
Title
"The Arc Light", Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition, Manufacturer's Building
Date 
1890s
Medium 
Graphite and ink on lined ivory paper.
Dimensions 
Sheet: 6 x 5 1/2 in. (15.2 x 14 cm)
Description 
Recto: Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition. Female figure holding light, two other figures (telephone) partially erased. Studies of a lamp in upper right. Verso: Graphite study for mural at Columbian Expo? Sketch from a bound album with 155 tipped in sketches by Beckwith.
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
1935.85.3.99
Inscriptions 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: ""The arc light"" Inscribed in graphite in sketchbook, at lower right: ""Electricity""
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group