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Drawing, Ornamental Design for the Letter B

This is a drawing. It was created by Gilles-Marie Oppenord. It is dated ca. 1720 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink on white laid paper. 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

13.9 x 12.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ornamental Design for the Letter B; Gilles-Marie Oppenord (French, 1672–1742); France; pen and black ink on white laid paper; 13.9 x 12.1 cm (5 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-230-3

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