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stamped in gold on front cover: THE AMERICAN MUSEUM / OF NATURAL HISTORY / CETRAL PARK; by unknown hand, vertical along top of spine on white and red label in black ink: THE AMER. / MUSEUM / OF / NATIONAL [sic] / HISTORY; inside front cover, on book label, typed in black ink: LIBRARY OF / THE CORCORAN ~ / ~ GALLERY OF ART / BOOK NO. [annotation in black ink: 224] SHELF NO. [annotation in graphite: 97] / LUCY DIECKS \\\ CORCORAN SCHOOL OF ART [line] \\\; on second book label, typed in blue ink: LIBRARY / OF THE / CORCORAN GALLERY OF ART / No. [line with annotation in black ink: 224] / Presented by [line]; bottom right of second book label stamped in blue ink: Shelf No. [line with annotation in black ink and graphite: 97]; on title page, top left in graphite: 23; top right: 19; bottom center stamped in purple ink: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, / Washington, D. C.

Provenance

William Wilson Corcoran, Washington, DC; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1879; acquired by NGA, 2015.

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