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This and 21 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths).

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1920

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2021

  • You found it!

Print, Title page, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths)

This is a Print. It was engraved by Jean Bérain the Elder and published by Hugues Brisville. It is dated 1662 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on 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

H x W: 11.5 × 15.5 cm (4 1/2 × 6 1/8 in.) Platemark: 16.2 × 11.5 cm (6 3/8 × 4 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Engraved within cartouche, at center: Et ce Vande chez L’auteur a Paris avec Privilege du Roy.

Cite this object as

Print, Title page, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths); Published by Hugues Brisville (French, active ca. 1663); France; engraving on laid paper; H x W: 11.5 × 15.5 cm (4 1/2 × 6 1/8 in.) Platemark: 16.2 × 11.5 cm (6 3/8 × 4 1/2 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-261-1

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