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Dyer's Record Book (USA)

This is a Dyer's record book. It was manufactured by Cocheco Print Works. It is dated 1885 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is label: leather binding, pen and ink on paper pages, cotton samples. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Dude Never Would Be Missed.

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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 16.7 x 98 cm (6 9/16 x 38 9/16 in.) 192 pages

Cite this object as

Dyer's Record Book (USA); Manufactured by Cocheco Print Works ; label: leather binding, pen and ink on paper pages, cotton samples; H x W: 16.7 x 98 cm (6 9/16 x 38 9/16 in.) 192 pages; Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-20

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