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What is this?

On the obverse, a group of people standing in a garden surrounded by a field of blue. On the reverse, short dialogues from the play "Julia," numbered sequentially.

This is a handscreen from France. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1921. Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

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Its medium is

medium: paper, wood technique: engraving on paper with watercolor washes, turned wood handle

Its dimensions are

H x W: 45 x 24.7 cm (17 11/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

This object was donated by Advisory Council

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