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James L. Plimpton

James L. Plimpton

Object Name
Engraving
portrait
Date made
1870
date made
1870s
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 10 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; 26.67 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
CL.64.1037
accession number
270696
catalog number
64.1037
Credit Line
from Miss Elizabeth W. Plimpton
subject
Roller Skating
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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