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Print, Design in Berlin Wool Work, 1874

This is a Print. It was designed by J. Bedford & Co.. It is dated 1874 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is chromolithograph on joined sheets of impressed, wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Hamill & Barker. It is credited Gift of Hamill and Barker.

Its dimensions are

37.4 x 26.3 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

In upper margin, center, printed in blue ink: Published with THE YOUNG LADIES' JOURNAL, February 1st 1874. In lower margin, printed in blue ink: Messrs. J. Bedford & Co., 186 Regent Street, and 46 Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road, W, supply materials for working the above pattern suitable on either of the Chair designs, for 11/9; Silk for the lightest shades, 3/- extra; postage, 10d. Materials also can be supplied for the same pattern, which is suitable for either Stripe for Sofa or Portiere Border, at 8/- per yard; Silk for the lightest shades, 2/- extra. Messrs. J. Bedford & Co., beg to inform the subscribers to The Young Ladies' Journal that the work, when completed for Chair, can be mounted on either Walnut, Gold, or Ebony and Gold Frame, with Utrecht Velvet or Tufted Satin, prices for which can be had on application.

Cite this object as

Print, Design in Berlin Wool Work, 1874; Designed by J. Bedford & Co. ; France; chromolithograph on joined sheets of impressed, wove paper; 37.4 x 26.3 cm (14 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.); Gift of Hamill and Barker; 1961-105-100

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