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Sample Book (USA), 1886–88

This is a Sample book. It was manufactured by Cocheco Print Works. It is dated 1886–88 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is leather, paper, cotton. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Frederick J. Whitehead. It is credited Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts.

It is inscribed

Cover reads, "DRY COLOR. AUG / 86"

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Sample Book (USA), 1886–88; Manufactured by Cocheco Print Works ; leather, paper, cotton; Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-19

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