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The Course of Empire: Destruction
Oil on canvas (relined)
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Part of a place setting used at Windows of the World, this cup was borrowed just days before the 9/11 attack by restraunteur David Emil for a small dinner that he and his wife, Jennifer Crichton gave at their Manhattan home.
Gift of David Emil/N.S. Windows LLC
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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