Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will close at 3pm on November 26 and remain closed through November 27. For details, please visit our calendar.

Beckwith's Home "Morgan Park", Chicago, Illinois

Beckwith's Home "Morgan Park", Chicago, Illinois
Title
Beckwith's Home "Morgan Park", Chicago, Illinois
Date 
1878
Medium 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 8 9/16 in. (9.5 x 21.7 cm)
Description 
Drawing from a bound album with 180 drawings (179 tipped in, one on verso of albumn page) by Beckwith and Sargent. Verso: Light sketch of a woman's face in graphte at right of page.
Credit Line 
Gift of the National Academy of Design
Object Number 
1935.85.1.27
Inscriptions 
Inscribed in graphite at lower left: "Oct 9th '78"; at lower right: "Carroll Beckwith"; below on album page: "MORGAN PARK -- MY HOME AFTER THE FIRE OF OCT 9 1871 CHICAGO-- "
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group