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This and 26 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Album of Prints: Miscellaneous Ornament Designs by Pierre Edme Babel.

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Print, Title Page

This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre Edme Babel and design team member: Pierre-Edmé Babel and etched by Pierre-Edmé Babel and published by Jacques Chéreau and print maker: Pierre Edme Babel. It is dated 1743-1763 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on off-white 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.

It is signed

Lettered lower left, in plate: Babel invenit et Sculpsit

It is inscribed

Printed lower center, in plate: Cartouches pour estre accompagnés de Suports et trophées / A Paris chez Jacques Chereau, rue St. Jacques au grand St. Remy.; Printed lower right, in plate: Avec Privilege du Roy. / 1. Inscribed in graphite, lower right, in margin: 17 / 1921-6-231 (17)

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Print, Title Page; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, 1720–1775); Published by Jacques Chéreau (French, 1688–1776); France; etching on off-white paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-17

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