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1920

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Print, Nouveau Livre de Singes (New Book of Monkeys)

This is a Print. It was designed by Christophe Huet and published by Vanheck and engraved by Pierre Filloeul. It is dated ca. 1743 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is bound volume of engravings 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

17 × 25 × 1 cm (6 11/16 × 9 13/16 × 3/8 in.) Open: 17 × 49.2 cm (6 11/16 × 19 3/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Print, Nouveau Livre de Singes (New Book of Monkeys); Designed by Christophe Huet (French, 1700–1759); France; bound volume of engravings on paper; 17 × 25 × 1 cm (6 11/16 × 9 13/16 × 3/8 in.) Open: 17 × 49.2 cm (6 11/16 × 19 3/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-320

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