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ABC book: PB 36-2003

Object information

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ABC book


Designer: Harwerth, Willi
Contributor: Hofer, Philip
Publisher: Harvard College Library. Dept. of Printing and Graphic Arts
Printer: Meriden Gravure Company



A monochrome facsimile of a manuscript ABC book painted in water colours, with a silk cover, executed in 1933 by Willi Harwerth in the Offenbach Workshop.--A note about this reproduction, signed by Philip Hofer.

[28] leaves, [4]p

Place(s) associated

  • Offenbach
  • Cambridge (Mass.)
  • Meriden ⪼ Massachusetts ⪼ USA

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1956


"600 copies printed by the Meriden Gravure Company for the Department of Printing and Graphic Arts of the Harvard College Library, 1956."--Colophon

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 36-2003
Primary reference Number: 94434
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 January 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "ABC book" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-24 23:53:43

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