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Print, Cartouche pour le Commerce (Cartouche Surrounded by Elements of Naval Commerce)

This is a Print. It was designed by Pierre-Edmé Babel and etched by Pierre-Edmé Babel and published by Jacques Chéreau. It is dated 1700–1775 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on cream 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

Sheet: 42.4 x 28.3 cm (16 11/16 x 11 1/8 in.) Platemark: 32.4 x 22.7 cm (12 3/4 x 8 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Dessiné et gravé Babel

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, lower center: Cartouche pour le Commerce / à Paris chés Jacques Chereau, ruë St. Jacques au grand St. Remy

Cite this object as

Print, Cartouche pour le Commerce (Cartouche Surrounded by Elements of Naval Commerce); Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; etching on cream paper; Sheet: 42.4 x 28.3 cm (16 11/16 x 11 1/8 in.) Platemark: 32.4 x 22.7 cm (12 3/4 x 8 15/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-231-27

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