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Printer's Sample Book (USA)

This is a Printer's sample book. It was manufactured by Cocheco Print Works. It is dated 1884 and we acquired it in 1945. Its medium is cardboard, paper,and printed cotton textile samples. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Frederick J. Whitehead. It is credited Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17 × 10 cm (6 11/16 × 3 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Front Cover: Book I Pigments Lawns 1884

Cite this object as

Printer's Sample Book (USA); Manufactured by Cocheco Print Works ; cardboard, paper,and printed cotton textile samples; H x W: 17 × 10 cm (6 11/16 × 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Frederick J. Whitehead from the collection compiled by his father Cornelius Whitehead at the Pacific Print Works of Lawrence, Massachusetts; 1945-55-42

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