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Book, Singeries ou differentes actions de la vie humaine représentées par des singes (Monkey Antics or Different Actions of Human Life Represented by Monkeys)

This is a Book. It was designed by Christophe Huet and published by Charpentier and etched by Jean-Baptiste-Antoine Guelard. It is dated ca. 1743 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is bound volume of etchings on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

27 × 34 × 1.3 cm (10 5/8 × 13 3/8 × 1/2 in.) Open: 27 × 67 cm (10 5/8 × 26 3/8 in.)

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Book, Singeries ou differentes actions de la vie humaine représentées par des singes (Monkey Antics or Different Actions of Human Life Represented by Monkeys); Designed by Christophe Huet (French, 1700–1759); France; bound volume of etchings on paper; 27 × 34 × 1.3 cm (10 5/8 × 13 3/8 × 1/2 in.) Open: 27 × 67 cm (10 5/8 × 26 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-319

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