Watch paper

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

ca. 1890

GUSN

GUSN-10881

Description

Seventy-nine paper sheets printed with images of a compass with days of the week, months, and dates. Ninety 'compasses' printed on sheet. "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" printed at the center of each compass ("Shame on Anyone Who Thinks Evil Of It." This is the motto of the Order of the Garter. Rolled papers covered in a brown canvas wrapper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

paper (fiber product)
paper (fiber product)
canvas
Paper
Unidentified Paper
Coated Canvas
Paper

Inscription

"ANGLAIS" (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France; England

Dimensions

21 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1996.71

Places

Massachusetts (United States)