2 Pieces cream colored copper plate paper inside 1 piece, folded blue paper
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)
Blue sheet inscribed: "Thick/1 quiu coppy plate paper samples [underlined]"
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.
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.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
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