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Print, Plate 1954, Modes de Paris (Paris Fashion), Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes (Little Ladies' Mail, Fashion Journal)

This is a Print. It was published by Samuel and Joseph Fuller and made for Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes. It is dated August 31, 1843 and we acquired it in 1980. Its medium is engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Cooper Union Library. It is credited Gift of Cooper Union Library.

Its dimensions are

23.8 × 15.4 cm (9 3/8 × 6 1/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, lower left: 31 Aout 1843; lower right: 1954.; lower center: Modes de Paris. / Petit Courrier des Dames. / Boulevard des Italiens, No 1. / across bottom: Chapeau de Maurice Beauvais, r. Richelieu, 95. Echarpe en cachemire des Mns. Gagelin, r. Richelieu, 95, façons de robes par Mme Potier, r. Richelieu, 102. pafsement.ie S[?]ore Delisle Plumes Chagot. Gants Mayer.; lower right, near bottom: Mess. S & J. Fuller, 34, Rathbone Pl London.

Cite this object as

Print, Plate 1954, Modes de Paris (Paris Fashion), Petit Courrier des Dames, Journal des Modes (Little Ladies' Mail, Fashion Journal); Published by Samuel and Joseph Fuller ; engraving, hand-colored with brush and watercolor on cream paper; 23.8 × 15.4 cm (9 3/8 × 6 1/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Gift of Cooper Union Library; 1980-36-5544

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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