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1937

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Paper Doll, Paper Doll in Petticoats, 1840–60

This is a Paper doll. It is dated 1840–60 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is etching with graphite, brush and gouache and watercolor, pen and black ink on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Grace Lincoln Temple. It is credited Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple.

Its dimensions are

8.4 x 4.8 cm (3 5/16 x 1 7/8 in. )

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Paper Doll, Paper Doll in Petticoats, 1840–60; USA; etching with graphite, brush and gouache and watercolor, pen and black ink on off-white wove paper; 8.4 x 4.8 cm (3 5/16 x 1 7/8 in. ); Gift of Grace Lincoln Temple; 1937-22-23

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