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Print, "Tinsel Picture": Napoleon in His Study, ca. 1860

This is a Print. It was dedicatee: Napoleon Bonaparte. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is hand-colored lithograph on paper, with applied, machine-cut, embossed gold paper, shredded mica and pailettes, brush and gouache. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Hamill & Barker. It is credited Gift of Hamill and Barker.

Its dimensions are

50.3 x 43.6 cm (19 13/16 x 17 3/16 in.)

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Print, "Tinsel Picture": Napoleon in His Study, ca. 1860; Dedicatee: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821); France; hand-colored lithograph on paper, with applied, machine-cut, embossed gold paper, shredded mica and pailettes, brush and gouache; 50.3 x 43.6 cm (19 13/16 x 17 3/16 in.); Gift of Hamill and Barker; 1962-143-89

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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