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Album, Autograph Album with Illustrations, 18th century

This is a Album. It was designed by Various and collected by Philip Rugendas. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is tooled, gilt leather binding; brush and gouache on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Our curators have highlighted 8 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Dyer's Record Book (USA), 1861–74
  • label: board covers, pen and ink on paper pages, cotton samples.
  • Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father....
  • 1945-55-16

Its dimensions are

9.7 x 15 x 4 cm (3 13/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Album, Autograph Album with Illustrations, 18th century; Designed by Various ; Germany; tooled, gilt leather binding; brush and gouache on laid paper; 9.7 x 15 x 4 cm (3 13/16 x 5 7/8 x 1 9/16 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1980-32-1307

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