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Artist: Unknown
Artist: London: Jones and Company

Portable Travelling Library

1826–31

Leather case, silk-bound books, and glass

23.6 × 21.6 × 15 × 44 cm (9 5/16 × 8 1/2 × 5 7/8 × 17 5/16 in.)
The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube
2014.58.77a-b
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Purchased by Allan Chasanoff from Ursus Books 4/29/04

Bibliography: 

Pamela Franks et al., Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2014), 74, C-234, ill.

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.