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Printer's Sample Book, Shirtings 1882-3-4-5-6, 1882–88

This is a Printer's sample book. It was manufactured by Cocheco Print Works. It is dated 1882–88 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is linen, paper, and printed cotton textile samples. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Shirtings by Cocheco, 1882–1888.

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: 16.8 x 10 cm (6 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

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Printer's Sample Book, Shirtings 1882-3-4-5-6, 1882–88; Manufactured by Cocheco Print Works ; USA; linen, paper, and printed cotton textile samples; H x W: 16.8 x 10 cm (6 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-41

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