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Handscreen, Les Solitaires de Normandie, ca. 1788

This is a Handscreen. It is dated ca. 1788 and we acquired it in 1927. Its medium is engraved, hand-colored and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Printed on reverse, at bottom: Paris chez Petite Rue de Petit Pont a l’Linage Notre Dame No. 12.

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Handscreen, Les Solitaires de Normandie, ca. 1788; engraved, hand-colored and painted paper leaf, turned wood handle; 1927-17-13

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