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

Object Number: 
1935.85.1.27
Date: 
1878
Medium: 
Graphite on ivory paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 8 9/16 in. (9.5 x 21.7 cm)
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-- "
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group