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Print, Brodeur (Embroiderer), Section 18, Plate 1, Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Trades), vol.19, 1763

This is a Print. It was edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert and engraved by Louis Benoit Prevost. It is dated 1763 and we acquired it in 1949. Its medium is engraving on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. George A. Kubler. It is credited Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler.

Its dimensions are

35.1 × 22.6 cm (13 13/16 × 8 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper right: Pl. I.; lower center: Brodeur; lower right: Prevost fecit

Cite this object as

Print, Brodeur (Embroiderer), Section 18, Plate 1, Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Trades), vol.19, 1763; Edited by Denis Diderot (French, 1713–1784); France; engraving on off-white laid paper; 35.1 × 22.6 cm (13 13/16 × 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. George A. Kubler; 1949-152-188

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