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Washington's Monument, Under Construction

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Inscription

Inscribed below in graphite: Washington's monument 16th Nov. 1851 102 feet high

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA December 9, 1954

Credit Line

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

November 16, 1851

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik (1962) cat. 271

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 19.8 cm (4 13/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1721

Medium or Technique

Graphite on laid paper

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