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Print, Plate IV of "Travail et emploi du Coton" from Diderot's Encyclopia, Vol. I, 1762

This is a Print. It was designed by Goussier and engraved by Robert Bénard. It is dated 1762 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is engraving on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was transferred from Cooper Union Library. It is credited Transfer from the Cooper Union Museum Library.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 38 x 24.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 9/16 in.) Platemark: 35.3 x 23.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Bernard fecit; lower left: Goussier del

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right: Pl. IV; lower margin: OEconomie Rustique, coton.

Cite this object as

Print, Plate IV of "Travail et emploi du Coton" from Diderot's Encyclopia, Vol. I, 1762; Designed by Goussier ; France; engraving on white paper; Sheet: 38 x 24.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 9/16 in.) Platemark: 35.3 x 23.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/16 in.); Transfer from the Cooper Union Museum Library; 1964-26-12

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