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Drawing, Design for a Monument Commemorating Systematization of Weights and Measures in France

This is a Drawing. It was attributions: Jean-Jacques Lequeu. We acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray, red and blue wash on paper, joined at center . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled For Liberty, Equality, and the Metric System.

This object was donated by Advisory Council.

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Drawing, Design for a Monument Commemorating Systematization of Weights and Measures in France; Attributions: Jean-Jacques Lequeu (French, 1757 – 1825); France; pen and black ink, brush and gray, red and blue wash on paper, joined at center ; 1911-28-461

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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