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1937

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Peep-show, Peep-show Section: A Coff, ca. 1750

This is a Peep-show. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is hand-colored etching, with engraving support: white laid paper laid down on thick gray paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne.

Its dimensions are

15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.) dims. vary slightly

It is inscribed

inscribed in plate, lower margin: C.P. Maj. K M. Eng. exc. A.V.; on verso in pen and brown ink: 4

Cite this object as

Peep-show, Peep-show Section: A Coff, ca. 1750; Germany; hand-colored etching, with engraving support: white laid paper laid down on thick gray paper; 15 x 9.6 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.) dims. vary slightly; Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne; 1937-38-2-d

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