Item NMC/1623 - Floral block printing display case

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Floral block printing display case


  • 20th century (Creation)

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Display case showing process of designing, creating, and using wood block print, featuring floral design. Back of case has paper label with GSA label with writing "Design A-Block Printing, 19-1-58". Due to information in archival documentation, display case can be dated pre-1943.

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Wood, linoleum, glass, and textile

Dimensions: 590 x 590 x 50 mm

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Matches description in document listing example cases for museum lending scheme (GSAA/ISE/4/6), includes "Block Printing A". Similar display cases in NMC/1622, NMC/1624-1628, NMC/1639-1640.

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GB 1694 NMC/1623

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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