On View
Circulation Gallery
Exhibition
A Century in the Making
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Owned by
C. Edgar Patience, American, 1906 - 1972
Date
ca. 1920
Medium
copper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 3/16 × 4 1/8 × 1/16 in. (5.5 × 10.5 × 0.2 cm)
Description
This copper printing plate from a catalog of designs for carved anthracite coal objects was found in the workshop of C. Edgar Patience. This plate contains designs for sixteen (16) different items, including pendants and pin heads. Each design has a corresponding unique number engraved beneath it. The reverse of the plate has adhesive residue and lengths of tape adhered to it.
Place collected
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Tools and Equipment-Crafting-Artistic-Image-making
Type
printing plates
Topic
Art
Craftsmanship
Design
Folklife
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Dr. Juanita Patience Moss and descendants
Object number
2016.70.4
Restrictions & Rights
© C. Edgar Patience
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd543ba6d3d-38db-4c01-861f-5b25866b9e98

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