Studies for San Salvador, 1492

Studies for San Salvador, 1492

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Description (Brief)
Gerome Ferris sketched these helmets in pencil for his 1930 historical painting of Christopher Columbus landing in the new world, San Salvador, 1492.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
drawing
date made
ca 1920s
original artist
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome
Physical Description
graphite (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 26 cm x 21.5 cm; 10 1/4 in x 8 7/16 in
ID Number
1985.0650.006
accession number
1985.0650
catalog number
85.0650.006
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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