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Timothy Cole letter to unidentified recipient, 1920 July 9, from the Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936

Timothy Cole letter to unidentified recipient, 1920 July 9

Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931

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Title: Timothy Cole letter to unidentified recipient

Date: 1920 July 9

Physical Details: Letter : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Cole writes to an unidentified recipient (addressed only as "my dear Sir") who has asked about an engraving by J.H.E. Whitney. Cole describes the tools Whitney would have used, and the tools that he himself prefers for wood engraving, including illustrations of different types of burins (he refers to the different shapes as: lint tools, splitstickers, and lozenge).

Creator: Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931

Forms part of: Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Timothy Cole letter to unidentified recipient, 1920 July 9. Timothy Cole papers, 1883-1936. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 13883