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Engraving, Decorated Capital Letter A, 1715

This is a Engraving. It was created by Jakob Frey and after Giovanni Passari. It is dated 1715 and we acquired it in 1907. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Alice Donlevy. It is credited Gift of Alice Donlevy.

Its dimensions are

4.6 × 6.1 cm (1 13/16 × 2 3/8 in.)

It is signed

Signed left bottom corner: "P. I."; and right bottom corner: "F.S."

Cite this object as

Engraving, Decorated Capital Letter A, 1715; Jakob Frey ; Switzerland; engraving on paper; 4.6 × 6.1 cm (1 13/16 × 2 3/8 in.); Gift of Alice Donlevy; 1907-7-18-a

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