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Guide to the Hermanus van Kleef collage portrait and burial announcement,, between 1771-1950

Summary

Printed burial announcement, Amsterdam, 1775, of the death and remarkable old age of Hermanus van Kleef; silhouette portrait of cut-out colored papers and a lock of human hair, with holograph caption; and autograph translation of both announcement and caption. Collage portrait supposedly of and by van Kleef a few years before his death at the age of 101. English translation by a Dr. Luckhardt, sometime around 1950.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10597
Title
Hermanus van Kleef collage portrait and burial announcement,
Date
between 1771-1950
Creator
Kleef, Hermanus van, -1775
Extent
3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in Dutch

Collection Overview

Printed burial announcement, Amsterdam, 1775, of the death and remarkable old age of Hermanus van Kleef; silhouette portrait of cut-out colored papers and a lock of human hair, with holograph caption; and autograph translation of both announcement and caption. Collage portrait supposedly of and by van Kleef a few years before his death at the age of 101. English translation by a Dr. Luckhardt, sometime around 1950.

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Provenance

Source unknown

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the History of Medicine Picture File. Please order item through the catalog record for the Picture File.

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.