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Letter on the Elements of Etching, first sheet

19th century

Adolphe Martial Potémont, French, (1828–1883)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching
Series: 1 from set of four etchings Lettre sur les éléments de la gravure à l’eau-forte
Edition: Set of four etchings and cover in folder; printed by Imprimerie Bullet et Forestier (French, active 19th century); published by Editeurs Cadart & Luquet
Bibliography: Henri Beraldi 19.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.170.1

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  • letters (correspondence) - Use for pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered. [March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'letters'; alternate term changed, was 'letter'. November 1992 descriptor moved. August 1992 scope note added.]
  • printmaking - Use for the activity of producing prints as works of art; for the specific processes employed, use such terms as "intaglio printing" or "mezzotint." For the production of other types of printed material, use "printing." [April 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]

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