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Calligraphy, Certificate of Membership in the Book-binder's Guild

This is a Calligraphy. It was created by I E W and made for (as the client) Simon Ibersperger and dedicatee: Johannes Ibersperger. We acquired it in 1960. Its medium is pen and red and black inks on parchment; silk ribbon with seal in wooden mount mechanically attached to certificate. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Hamill & Barker.

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Calligraphy, Certificate of Membership in the Book-binder's Guild; I E W (active 1750s); France & England; pen and red and black inks on parchment; silk ribbon with seal in wooden mount mechanically attached to certificate; 1960-128-12

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