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Print, Invitation to an Opening at 14 Wigmore Street, 1839

This is a Print. It was designed by Crace & Son. It is dated ca. 1839 and we acquired it in 1948. Its medium is engraving, pen and ink. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.5 x 13.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, center: Messrs Crace and Son / request the honor of / Inspection of their new Decorations in the / Renaissance and other styles / 14 Wigmore Street / Cavendish Square. Inscribed in pen and black ink, center: Mr. Chawner’s / on Wednesday / Evening next at 9 o’clock / June 3rd 1839.

Cite this object as

Print, Invitation to an Opening at 14 Wigmore Street, 1839; Designed by Crace & Son ; England; engraving, pen and ink; H x W: 20.5 x 13.5 cm (8 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1948-40-101

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