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Peep-show, Peep-show Section: A Coff

This is a Peep-show. It was published by Martin Engelbrecht and print maker: C.P. Maj.. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is hand-colored etching, with engraving support: white laid paper laid down on thick gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James Ward Thorne. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne.

Its dimensions are

15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.) dims. vary slightly

It is inscribed

inscribed in plate, lower margin: C.P. Maj. K M. Eng. exc. A.V.; in pen and black ink, lower center: 6; in pen and brown ink, verso: 6

Cite this object as

Peep-show, Peep-show Section: A Coff; Print Maker: C.P. Maj. ; Germany; hand-colored etching, with engraving support: white laid paper laid down on thick gray paper; 15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.) dims. vary slightly; Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne; 1937-38-2-f

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