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Drawing, Insects

This is a drawing. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1910. Its medium is rice paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

20.2 × 27.8 cm (7 15/16 × 10 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Insects; China; rice paper; 20.2 × 27.8 cm (7 15/16 × 10 15/16 in.); 1910-28-9

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