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Printer's Sample Book, Book 9 May 1878, 1878–79

This is a Printer's sample book. It was manufactured by Old Pacific Print Works. It is dated 1878–79 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is leather, paper, and printed cotton textile samples. 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.

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Printer's Sample Book, Book 9 May 1878, 1878–79; Manufactured by Old Pacific Print Works ; USA; leather, paper, and printed cotton textile samples; Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-47

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