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Tracing aid.

Great Britain, early 20th century?
Physical Description:
1 item ; 18 x 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC730 .T73 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Three-Dimensional Artifacts
The wooden frame is inscribed, in red ink: "For Berenice Wells."
The tracing aid consists of a simple wooden frame with opaque glass and a special "pencil" (45 mm long, 4 mm in diameter). Designs drawn on the glass with the pencil could be effaced, upon completion, to yield to the next exercise. The device is accompanied by six folded sheets bearing simple printed designs, presumably to serve as models for tracing.
Subject Terms:
Drawing -- Study and teaching.
Drawing -- Technique.
Drawing materials.
Wells, Berenice -- Provenance.
Drafting, drawing and writing equipment.

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