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Bandbox Lid, Grand Canal

This is a Bandbox lid. It is dated ca. 1837 and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is block-printed paper, pasteboard support. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

  • Drawing, Town on a Canal
  • graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and bistre wash on cream paper.
  • Gift of Milton Einstein.
  • 1959-49-218

Its dimensions are

50.5 x 44 cm (19 7/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Bandbox Lid, Grand Canal; USA; block-printed paper, pasteboard support; 50.5 x 44 cm (19 7/8 x 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-44-15

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