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Printer's Sample Book (USA), 1879

This is a Printer's sample book. It was manufactured by Old Pacific Print Works. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is cardboard, leather, paper, cotton. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Frederick J. Whitehead. It is credited Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts.

It is inscribed

Front Cover: "Book ll - April 29, 1879" Back cover: "James Irwin, 241 Atlantic Corp."

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Printer's Sample Book (USA), 1879; Manufactured by Old Pacific Print Works ; cardboard, leather, paper, cotton; Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-23

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