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1961

  • We acquired this object.

2020

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Sample Book, 1896

This is a Sample book. It is dated 1896 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is paper, cotton, silk and its technique is printed. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 29 x 23 x 2.5 cm (11 7/16 in. x 9 1/16 in. x 1 in.)

It is inscribed

Inside cover: "Souvenir a mon Professeur de Theorie Monsieur Thêodore Bon, Lyon, le 14 Septembre 1896. Hermanie Rogues." Dealer's pencil notes: "53 pages, 180 echantillons."

Cite this object as

Sample Book, 1896; paper, cotton, silk; H x W x D: 29 x 23 x 2.5 cm (11 7/16 in. x 9 1/16 in. x 1 in.); 1961-129-3

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