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"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