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Print, Almanac for the First Half of the Year 1778, with Portraits of the Royal French Family, 1777

This is a Print. It was subject: Louis XVI, King of France and Marie Antoinette, Queen of France. It is dated 1777 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving and etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

16.6 × 25.3 cm (6 9/16 × 9 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: tablet with indistinct inscription

It is inscribed

Bottom margin: "a Paris ches Mondhare rue St. Jacques près St. Severin".

Cite this object as

Print, Almanac for the First Half of the Year 1778, with Portraits of the Royal French Family, 1777; Subject: Louis XVI, King of France ; engraving and etching on paper; 16.6 × 25.3 cm (6 9/16 × 9 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-3

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