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Village dance at Saux no 1

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • Village dance at Saux no 1
  • Description

    Teenage couples dancing. 1974 Etching Ed.10/75

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1974
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 149 millimetres
    • Width: 117 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed in pencil, titled and numbered.
  • Curator's comments

    Part of the plate "Country dance" (H 6904) which was cut down and made into H 7402 and H 7403.

  • Bibliography

    • Herdman 7402.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    British XXc Unmounted Roy

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    For acquisition history, see 1993-6-20-51.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number



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