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Ernest David Roth
American (1879 - 1964) Primary



Christmas Card

1939
Etching

Plate
4 in. x 6 in. (10.16 cm x 15.24 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1962.242
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Harrington-Bishop Collection

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • Christmas cards - Greeting cards that are sent or given as expressions of goodwill at Christmastime. The first Christmas cards were made in the 1840s in England. The tradition is followed in all English-speaking countries and the practice is growing in many others.
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."
  • farmhouses - Chief dwellings attached to farms, particularly a dwelling for the family of a family-owned and -operated farm. Modern farmhouses characteristically comprise two stories with spacious, if modest, rooms and furnishings. Earlier farmhouses were characteristically one-story.
  • greeting cards - Cards often imprinted with messages and suitable illustrations, sent or given on special occasions or holidays.
  • trees - Woody, perennial plants usually with a single, long, self-supporting stem or trunk, and which grow to a considerable height.

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  • Plate Dimensions: 4 x 6 in. (10.16 x 15.24 cm)

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