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Print, Plate I of "Travail et emploi du coton" from Diderot's Encyclopedia, Vol. I, 1762

This is a Print. It is dated 1762 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is engraving on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Transfer from the Cooper Union Museum Library.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 38 x 24.2 cm (14 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.) Platemark: 35.3 x 23.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower right: Bernard Fecit; lower left: Goussier del

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right: Pl. I; lower margin, OEconomie Rustique, coton.

Cite this object as

Print, Plate I of "Travail et emploi du coton" from Diderot's Encyclopedia, Vol. I, 1762; France; engraving on white paper; Sheet: 38 x 24.2 cm (14 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.) Platemark: 35.3 x 23.3 cm (13 7/8 x 9 3/16 in.); Transfer from the Cooper Union Museum Library; 1964-26-10

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