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The Hawes

Henry Butler1946

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Chinese rococo paper. Twisted, gold, symmetric framework encloses two landscape scenes. One contains a scene of a Chinese man rowing a small bark, behind is a figure crossing a curved bridge with a temple-like building in the background; the alternating scene contains a Chinese building on stilts approached by a board walk. Printed in gold and brown on a white ground.

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  • Title: The Hawes
  • Creator: Henry Butler
  • Date Created: 1946
  • Physical Dimensions: w570 x h1140 cm
  • Inscribed: Printed in right selvedge: "The Hawes" and "Reg.d. No. 616647".
  • Dimensions: 114 x 57 cm (44 7/8 x 22 7/16 in.)
  • Type: Sidewall
  • Rights: Gift of Rose J. Dirksen
  • Medium: Block-printed on paper

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