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1945

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2019

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Printer's Sample Book (USA), 1877

This is a Printer's sample book. It was manufactured by Old Pacific Print Works. It is dated 1877 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is 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 5 1877"

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Printer's Sample Book (USA), 1877; Manufactured by Old Pacific Print Works ; 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; 1945-55-35

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