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Sample Book (USA), 1879

This is a Sample book. It was company: Old Pacific Print Works. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is leather, paper, cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave and warp-face 5&1 diamond twill, weft-float pattern based on a plain weave structure. 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (closed): 18.7 x 10.5 x 3.5 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.) 102 pages

It is inscribed

Written on cover: "BOOK 10, JAN. 1879".

Cite this object as

Sample Book (USA), 1879; Company: Old Pacific Print Works ; leather, paper, cotton; H x W x D (closed): 18.7 x 10.5 x 3.5 cm (7 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.) 102 pages; Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-31

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