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This and 16 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

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2016

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Print, Plate 5, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths)

This is a Print. It was designed by Hugues Brisville and published by Pierre Mariette, Hugues Brisville and Nicolas Langlois and engraved by Jean Bérain the Elder. It is dated after 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: 33.6 × 20.3 cm (13 1/4 in. × 8 in.) Platemark: 16.9 × 11.9 cm (6 5/8 × 4 11/16 in.)

It is signed

Engraved, lower left: Berain F

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 5, from Diverses pièces de serruriers (Various Designs for Locksmiths); Designed by Hugues Brisville (French, active ca. 1663); France; engraving on laid paper; H x W: 33.6 × 20.3 cm (13 1/4 in. × 8 in.) Platemark: 16.9 × 11.9 cm (6 5/8 × 4 11/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-486-6

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