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Unidentified Ruins

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives

17th Century pen and brown ink sketch of landscape with unidentified ruins in the background. Unsigned but attributed to Claude Gellee Lorrain. Glazed, matted, and framed in a modern 1 1/2" wooden frame with cloth mat. Bought by FDR at Nancy, France, in August 1905 during his honeymoon. FDR Library Museum Collection, MO 1941.3.65.

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  • Title: Unidentified Ruins
  • Creator: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum of the National Archives and Records Administration
  • Location: France
  • Physical Dimensions: Pen and ink (brown) sketch. Dimensions framed: 10 1/2"h x 10 1/2"w x 1 3/4"d; dimensions of painting: 5 3/8"h x 5 1/2"w

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