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1937

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2015

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Printing Block (USA)

This is a Printing block. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is wood, metal. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Harry Horton Benkard. It is credited gift of Mrs. Harry Horton Benkard.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 14 x 7.9 x 4.7 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Printing Block (USA); wood, metal; H x W x D: 14 x 7.9 x 4.7 cm (5 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.); gift of Mrs. Harry Horton Benkard; 1937-76-1

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