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Book Cover, Book Cover, 1790–1800

This is a Book cover. It was calligrapher: Jeremiah Draper. It is dated 1790–1800 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is block print on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Thomas Strahan & Co., Manufactory. It is credited Gift of Thomas Strahan Company.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 23.2 x 18.4 cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.), irregular

It is signed

Signed in black ink, interior front cover: Jeremiah / Draper's / Book / 1800

Cite this object as

Book Cover, Book Cover, 1790–1800; Calligrapher: Jeremiah Draper (American, active 1800s); block print on laid paper; L x W: 23.2 x 18.4 cm (9 1/8 x 7 1/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Thomas Strahan Company; 1976-48-61-1

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