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Overdoor, The Grand Turk Giving A Concert to His Mistress

This is a overdoor. It is dated 1825–26 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Colorful Concert.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Sheet Music, Sugar Blues
  • lithograph on paper.
  • Collection of Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt, M1630.2.W55 S84 1949.
  • 89.2016.11

Its dimensions are

L x W: 75 × 105.5 cm (29 1/2 × 41 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Overdoor, The Grand Turk Giving A Concert to His Mistress; France; block printed on handmade paper; L x W: 75 × 105.5 cm (29 1/2 × 41 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-2

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