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

Title:
"The Arc Light", Study for "Electricity", Columbian Exposition, Manufacturer's Building
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Inscriptions: 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: ""The arc light"" Inscribed in graphite in sketchbook, at lower right: ""Electricity""
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3 914
Date: 
1890s
Medium: 
Graphite and ink on lined ivory paper.
Dimensions: 
Sheet: 6 x 5 1/2 in. (15.2 x 14 cm)
Classification: 
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.
Date End: 
1 899
Credit Line: 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number: 
1935.85.3.99
Date Begin: 
1890
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Creative: Tronvig Group