American (Mobile, Alabama, 04/07/1873 - 03/20/1957, Basking Ridge, New Jersey) Primary
BurinEarly 20th century
1 in. x 4 7/8 in. x 1 3/8 in. (2.54 cm x 12.38 cm x 3.49 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1983.1.232.b
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Arts and Crafts Tools
Collection: Allen Lewis Collection
This object has the following keywords:
- burins - Tools used in printmaking for engraving metal plates or end-grain wood blocks, consisting of a small steel rod, of square or lozenge section, with a sharpened point, and having a half-round wood handle that fits in the palm of the hand. In the context of archaeology, a specialized flake or blade with a chisel edge; used to carve or engrave softer materials such as bone, wood, or antler. For various tools for chasing or engraving metal or wood, use "gravers."
- hand tools - Any tools which are operated by and guided by hand.
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
- Temperamental! Prints in the Collection of Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College , Mar 20, 2019 – Jun 2, 2019
- Prints of Whistler and Haden from the Bryn Mawr College Collections Bryn Mawr College , Mar 14, 1988 – Mar 30, 1988
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