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Printing Block (France)

This is a Printing block. It is dated early–mid-20th century and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is wood, metal. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on back: "Made in France"

Cite this object as

Printing Block (France); wood, metal; H x W: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.); 1961-112-2

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