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1931

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Printing Block (France), late 18th century

This is a Printing block. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is wood, metal. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 24 x 18 x 5.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

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Printing Block (France), late 18th century; wood, metal; H x W x D: 24 x 18 x 5.8 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/16 x 2 5/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-71-26

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