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What is this?

Ornate example of script in the form of a letter. Flourishes include swirls and a crowned eagle at lower left.

This is a print from Netherlands. It is dated 1609 and we acquired it in 1954. Gift of William J. Donald. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

engraving on laid paper

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 20.4 x 31.1 cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/4 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)

This object was engraved by Simon Weynouts Frisius and designed by Jan van de Velde I

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis and donated by William J. Donald

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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