Stencils, late 19th century
- Great Britain, late 19th century.
- Physical Description:
- 91 items
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsIn Process NK8650 .S74 1850 FlatYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
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- Archives & Manuscripts
- A late 19th century collection of original brass stencils used by a surveyor, chart-maker, or architect in preparing his plans. The majority are accompanied by their original folded paper envelopes with a stencil made on the outside for easy identification. The stencil patterns include terms and phrases such as: - in the County of; in the Township of; Plan referred to; side elevation; end elevation; plan; section; drawing no.; surveyed and drawn by. There are also stencils composed of individual strips of letters & numbers; various scales; and one stencil for small trees. In total, there are 42 separate designs (envelopes) and 91 individual stencils.
- Subject Terms:
- Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain.Stencil work -- Great Britain.Stencils and stencil cutting -- Great Britain.
- Stencils (tools)
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