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Inscribed on flyleaf in graphite: G.M. ROOT. Pages are numbered in graphite, and each drawing is titled below. Inscribed on verso of watercolor in pen and ink: Mr. (?) J.G. Adams Inscribed on circular award of merit in pen and ink: to Miss H. Wright, June 21, 1824.


Bequest of Maxim Karolik, Newport; to MFA September 13, 1978

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Karolik (1962) cat.


Binding: 23.3 x 30.5 x 1 cm (9 3/16 x 12 x 3/8 in.) Sheets: 22.8 x 30.3 cm (9 x 11 15/16 in.) Watercolor: 16.8 x 21.9 cm (6 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Sketchbook, 30 leaves; graphite sketches, one loose watercolor on paper, and one loose circular pen and ink on paper award of merit, bound in black cloth


Prints and Drawings


Drawings, Sketchbooks