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Original Owner:Originally owned by Beatrice Fox , American, 1887 - 1968
Maker:Made by Unknown
Brass, rubber, ink, adhesive
Primary Dimensions (height x width ): 6 x 3in. (15.2 x 7.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the children of Richard and Georgette Koopman
Description: Rectangular brass printing plate with rubber stamp in the middle. The brass plate is curved in an arc like manner. The stamps were used to mechanically reproduce Beatrice Fox Auerbach's signature. 2007.24.20 - Black rubber stamp attached to middle of brass plate. 2007.24.21 - Black rubber stamp on the left side in the middle of the plate. Opposite the stamp is a black rubber plate with tape around it to secure it to the brass. The discoloration of the brass and the bright ink on lettering of the stamp imply this item was well used.
Inscription: "B F Auerbach" stamped in cursive lettering in reverse on the rubber. 2007.24.21 - "B F Auerbach" appears reddish in color from ink that was used on it.
Object Number: 2007.24.20-.21
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