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Album, Recueil de plantes copiées d'après nature par de Saint Aubin Dessinateur du Roy Louis XV (Album of Plants copied from Life by De Saint Aubin Draftsman of King Louis XV)

This is a album. It was drafted by Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin. It is dated 1736–85 and we acquired it in 1920. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30 × 24.5 cm (11 13/16 × 9 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Album, Recueil de plantes copiées d'après nature par de Saint Aubin Dessinateur du Roy Louis XV (Album of Plants copied from Life by De Saint Aubin Draftsman of King Louis XV); Drafted by Charles-Germain de Saint-Aubin (French, 1721–1786); Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); H x W: 30 × 24.5 cm (11 13/16 × 9 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-498

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