This is an extremely detailed ink and watercolor drawing on paper, unsigned, of a public building that might have become a federal building like a post office, civic center, etc. It measures roughly 24" by 39" in an octagonal shape, and a ( basically, protective only) inexpensive frame comes with it. Upon close examination, above the main door, one can read "Independence/United States/Freeport Ill(inois). I contacted the Freeport, Illinois Public Library history room, and they said there is no such building in that city. So, I don't know what to make of this; perhaps it was a building that never left the drawing board, literally. In any event today it's an early century Beaux Arts style I guess building that should appeal to collectors of architectural drawing. Condition is excellent with even browning of paper (photos suggest of reverse show a browning that really doesn't look like that on the front) and the lower right corner, hidden by the mat a long time ago, is missing. Perhaps that might have held a signature, but we will never know. SEE HUNDREDS OF OTHER WORKS NOW IN MY RUBY LANE SHOP..
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