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Print, America

This is a Print. It was designed by Alexis Peyrotte. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is hand-colored etching with watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

22 X 31 1/4 in. (55.9 X 79.3 cm)

It is inscribed

At bottom margin: "a Paris chez Charpentier rue St. Jacques au Coq.; L'AMERIQUE; avec Privilege du Roy."

Cite this object as

Print, America; Designed by Alexis Peyrotte (French, 1699–1769); France; hand-colored etching with watercolor on paper; 22 X 31 1/4 in. (55.9 X 79.3 cm); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-255

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