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Inscribed on fly leaf in graphite: Henry Pratt / Boston 1828 / Sketch Book / Respectfully dedicated to / SAL Johnson and her / adored Thomas Cole Esqr / Artist ... Notes in other hands; Notes inscribed throughout.


Collection of Mrs. Alice S. Robinson, great-granddaughter of the artist. Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA May 10, 1961

Credit Line

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 614


Leaves: 19.5 x 12 cm (7 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.) Binding boards: 20 x 12.6 x 1.5 cm (7 7/8 x 4 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Graphite, pen and ink; bound in marbled paper boards


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Drawings, Sketchbooks