'Lines of Discovery 225 Years of American Drawings' presents a thematic and chronological catalogue survey of the Columbus Museum's most significant holdings of drawings and works on paper. These include examples in graphite, charcoal Monotype and pastel. At the heart of the Columbus Museum's collection, and of this book, is the work of a remarkable individual, Dr. Phillip L. Brewer, who has amassed a truly significant collection of American works on paper, both in terms of its depth and breadth. This book presents nearly over 200 of these master drawings. The most important 120 drawings are grouped into five chapters, illustrated in full color, and are accompanied by extended catalogue entries written by leading experts. A further 97 works are presented as color and mono thumbnails interspersed amongst the images of key works.