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Inside front and back (cover or flyleaf) in pen and ink: Hammatt Billings / 17 Charlote St., Bedford Sq/London.

Provenance

Mary Woodman, Cambridge, MA; gift to MFA, July 1920.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Woodman

Sketchbook of England

1865

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.5 x 10.5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.); Overall: 7.5 x 10.5 x 1.5 cm (2 15/16 x 4 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M28144.1

Medium or Technique

Graphite on paper, fifty sketches. The papers of this "Metallic Memorandum Book" may have been treated so as to retain an image drawn with the accompanying metal pencil--now lost--and not smudge. Similar to a prepared paper for use with metalpoint.

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