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Café concert

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1949,0411.2443

  • Title (object)

    • Café concert
  • Description

    Tea dance with group of women in gowns. c.1920 Etching and drypoint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1920
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 90 millimetres
    • Width: 98 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed, titled and numbered 6/35
  • Location

    French XXc Mounted Roy

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1949

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1949,0411.2443

Tea dance with group of women in gowns. c1920
Etching and drypoint

Tea dance with group of women in gowns. c1920 Etching and drypoint

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