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Title(s):

Stencils.

Published/Created:
Great Britain, late 19th century.
Physical Description:
91 items
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process NK8650 .S74 1850 Flat
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Stencils (tools)
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