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Print, "Culture et Arsonnage du Coton" from Diderot's Encyclopedia, 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 24.4 cm (14 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.), irregular Platemark: 35.4 x 22.8 cm (13 15/16 in. x 9 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Bernard Fecit.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, lower margin: OEconomie Rustique / Culture et arsonnage du coton.

Cite this object as

Print, "Culture et Arsonnage du Coton" from Diderot's Encyclopedia, Vol. I, 1762; Designed by Goussier ; France; engraving on white paper; Sheet: 38 x 24.4 cm (14 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.), irregular Platemark: 35.4 x 22.8 cm (13 15/16 in. x 9 in.); Transfer from the Cooper Union Museum Library; 1964-26-13

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