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2 Pieces cream colored copper plate paper inside 1 piece, folded blue paper

Object Number: 
1932.237.m.22
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (Blue Paper): 13 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (33.7 x 41.3 cm) Overall (Copper Plate): 8 5/8 x 5 1/8 in. (21.9 x 13 cm)
Marks: 
Blue sheet inscribed: "Thick/1 quiu coppy plate paper samples [underlined]"
Description: 
Blue paper, medium-weight, woven, hand-made(?). Folded in half, and tearing in two. Edges ripping. Cream colored copper plate laid paper, cut cleanly along sides, both sheets spotted with acid stains.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group