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

2 Pieces cream colored copper plate paper inside 1 piece, folded blue paper
Title
2 Pieces cream colored copper plate paper inside 1 piece, folded blue paper
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)
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Object Number 
1932.237.m.22
Marks 
Blue sheet inscribed: "Thick/1 quiu coppy plate paper samples [underlined]"
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group