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The Patent Office, Washington D.C., first project (perspective)

Designer:
Designed by Town & Davis (1829–35 and 1842–43)
Artist:
Ithiel Town (American, Thompson, Connecticut 1784–1844 New Haven, Connecticut)
Artist:
Alexander Jackson Davis (American, New York 1803–1892 West Orange, New Jersey)
Date:
1832–34
Medium:
Watercolor, ink and graphite
Dimensions:
sheet: 19 1/2 x 27 3/4 in. (49.5 x 70.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1924
Accession Number:
24.66.423
Not on view
Signature: signed and dated 1834

Inscription: On reverse: "Design for custom house 1834. J.B.D."
Peck, A. J. Davis, 1992, no. 2.5, p. 44, col. pl. 24
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