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Proposed Coat of Arms for New Amsterdam, New Netherland: Preparatory Drawing for a Presentation to the Dutch West India Company
Black ink and wash, watercolor, red and black chalk, and red gouache, with contours incised by a stylus on laid on paper, mounted on card
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This item was owned by Esther Nachman (1902-1998), the material great-aunt of the donor. Esther was born in Greece, grew up on the Lower East Side, and spent much of her adult life living in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.
Gift of Arlene Schulman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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