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Sheets of copper leaf

Sheets of copper leaf, layered between tissue and wrapped in a heavier, coarse paper wrapper, marked with label "Copper leaf". Located in the bottom drawer on the left side of the paint box formerly belonging to Caroline Schetky Richardson.

Credit Line

Gift of William and Nancy Osgood

about 1820–30

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

copper, tissue, paper




Tools & equipment, Painting