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Allen Lewis
American (Mobile, Alabama, 04/07/1873 - 03/20/1957, Basking Ridge, New Jersey) Primary

Drypoint Needle

Early 20th century

1/4 in. x 6 1/2 in. x 3/8 in. (0.64 cm x 16.51 cm x 0.95 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1983.1.232.h
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Arts and Crafts Tools
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Allen Lewis Collection

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  • drypoint - Intaglio process in which a sharp needle scratches the plate creating a burr that yields a characteristically soft and velvety line in the final print.
  • etching needles - Blunt, rounded steel points used to lay open the ground when making an image on an etching plate.
  • hand tools - Any tools which are operated by and guided by hand.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Prints of Whistler and Haden from the Bryn Mawr College Collections Bryn Mawr College , Mar 14, 1988 – Mar 30, 1988

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