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Nicholas Biddle tea service

Artist:
Thomas Fletcher (American, Alstead, New Hampshire 1787–1866 New Jersey)
Artist:
Calvin W. Bennett (American, born Worchester, Massachusetts 1808)
Date:
ca. 1838
Medium:
Pen and ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 3/4 x 15 5/8 in. (55.2 x 39.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.652.3
Not on view
Inscription: recto lower left, in graphite: 8
recto center bottom, in graphite: Nicholas Biddle tea service
Vendor: The Old Print Shop (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808–1842," November 20, 2007–May 4, 2008.

Winterthur Museum & Country Estate. "Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808–1842," July 5, 2008–September 21, 2008.

The Society of the Four Arts. "Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808–1842," November 21, 2008–January 11, 2009.

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