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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1954.23
People
William Trost Richards, American (Philadelphia, PA 1833 - 1905 Newport, RI)
Title
A South Easter, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1873
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308462
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink on off-white card
Dimensions
15.8 x 26 cm (6 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
image: 13 x 22.8 cm (5 1/8 x 9 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: black ink, l.l.: Wm T. Richards
  • inscription: u.r., in margin, graphite: 8307
  • inscription: lower margin, blue ink: [crossed out in graphite:] No. B.10
  • inscription: lower margin, blue ink and graphite: A South Easter. Atlantic City. N. J. 1873 [repeated in graphite and erased]
  • inscription: l.r. in margin, graphite: No. 121
  • inscription: l.r., blue ink: 13 1/2 x 8
  • inscription: u.l., in margin, graphite, erased: 5
  • stamp: verso, black ink, stamped: 238
Provenance
The artist's daughter Anna Richards (Mrs. William T.) Brewster; her bequest to the National Academy of Design, 1952; gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1954.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Presented by the National Academy of Design from the Mrs. William T. Brewster Bequest
Accession Year
1954
Object Number
1954.23
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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