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Print, Hand Mirror with Scenes from the Story of Medea

This is a Print. It was created by Etienne Delaune. We acquired it in 1946. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

  • Hand Mirror, 1890–1910
  • rolled, cast, repoussé and punched silver, mirrored glass, steel.
  • Gift of Fong Chow.
  • 1996-109-2

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Print, Hand Mirror with Scenes from the Story of Medea; Etienne Delaune (French, 1519 - 1583); France; engraving on white laid paper; 1946-13-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Fragile Beasts and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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