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Sketchbook 1906 - 1908 / Thomas Moran

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Sketchbook 1906 - 1908; Sketches of Conway, No. Wales and the Grand Canyon
Thomas Moran (Artist)
1906 - 1908
Hudson River School
graphite and purple colored pencil on wove paper
Landscape Front Cover: 1.1.218- 1.221 mm; Back cover: 1.263- 1.284 mm; Text Block (Leaves) : 0.172- 0.190 mm Artist's notebook (landscape orientation) full bound in a beige woven textile (linen). An elastic strap is adhered to the front cover, used to secure the notebook closed. An additional flap linen fabric is adhered to the head of the back cover (used to hold pencils). Total of four sections of four folded sheets sewn together (8 leaves in each section; 30 leaves (+2 endpapers) total in original text block). The text block is composed of cream, wove, NOT paper, with curved foredges; decorated, sprinkled edges with red pigment (Venetian red?). Label sticker is located on the inside tail end of the front cover "Made of Steinbach Paper. Reeves & Sons Ltd.). At some point transported in a brown craft envelope labeled with a black ink stamp "After 5 days return to M. Knoedler & Company, Inc. 14 East 57th Street, New York 22, N.Y. Return postage guaranteed". Written at the top in graphite "Sketchbook 1906-1907-1908".
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18.20.1-.23; 18.20; 1897.20; 32504
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