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Manuscript, Jeremiah Draper's Book, 1800

This is a Manuscript. It was calligrapher: Jeremiah Draper. It is dated 1800 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is pen and black ink 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.

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Sampler (USA), 1787
  • silk embroidery on linen foundation.
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  • Sampler (USA)
  • silk and metallic (metal-wrapped silk core) embroidery, linen foundation,....
  • 1941-69-98

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.2 x 35.5 cm (9 1/8 in. x 14 in.), irregular

It is signed

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

Cite this object as

Manuscript, Jeremiah Draper's Book, 1800; Calligrapher: Jeremiah Draper (American, active 1800s); pen and black ink on laid paper; H x W: 23.2 x 35.5 cm (9 1/8 in. x 14 in.), irregular; Gift of Thomas Strahan Company; 1976-48-61-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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