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Print, Plate 86 from Nouveau livre de serrurerie (New Book of Locksmith's Designs), 1750–1775

This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre Soubeyran and engraved by Étienne Charpentier. It is dated 1750–1775 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on 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: 41.9 × 26.7 cm (16 1/2 × 10 1/2 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It is signed

Inscribed in plate, lower left: Soubeyran inv. Inscribed in plate, lower right: Charpentier Sculp.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate: Nouveau livre de Serrurerie, Portes, Rampes, Balcons, Espagnolettes, Agraffes at Autreau

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 86 from Nouveau livre de serrurerie (New Book of Locksmith's Designs), 1750–1775; Designed by Pierre Soubeyran (Swiss, 1709 - 1775); engraving on paper; H x W: 41.9 × 26.7 cm (16 1/2 × 10 1/2 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-36

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hewitt Sisters Collect.

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