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Print, The Month of May

This is a Print. It is dated 1695-1701 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Katherine Strong Welman. It is credited Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman.

Its dimensions are

26.7 × 34.2 cm (10 1/2 × 13 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed below, "MAIUS...MENSIS" and a four line Latin inscription.

Cite this object as

Print, The Month of May; Netherlands; engraving on paper; 26.7 × 34.2 cm (10 1/2 × 13 7/16 in.); Bequest of Katherine Strong Welman; 1908-23-56

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