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Object ID 1984.014.141
Object Name Sketch
Title Brandywine Bridge
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Gift of Mrs. Lowell H. Milligan
Date 1887
Artist Robert Shaw
Description Unframed pencil sketch of the Brandywine Bridge in 1887 by Robert Shaw (1859-1912). The sketch is quite rough and depicts a view of the bridge from the left bank of the river (suggested by some roughly drawn rocks and a tree). There is an industrial smoke stack to the right of the bridge and a rowboat and small sailboat are visible on the river. There is pencil text in the lower right corner: "Brandywine Bridge 1887."
Dimensions H-10.5 W-15 inches
Dimension Details Overall greatest dimensions
Provenance The donor is the artist's niece.
Subjects Bridges
People Shaw, Robert
Search Terms Robert Shaw
Brandywine Bridge
Nineteenth Century
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE
Medium Pencil sketch on paper