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Print - Ionian Antiquities, Part II

Ionian Antiquities, Part II

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (published)

  • Date:

    1797 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Society of Dilettanti (makers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and engravings

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SP.224:10

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 89, shelf 12

Physical description

Volume of plates (63) with head and tail pieces, and descriptive text. Half bound in calf and quarter bound, in modern portfolios. Etching and engravings depicting Ionian Antiquities. Most plates lettered with artists' names, and some with title. Most plates numbered.

Place of Origin

Britain (published)

Date

1797 (made)

Artist/maker

Society of Dilettanti (makers)

Materials and Techniques

Etching and engravings

Dimensions

Height: 58.5 cm Size of covers, Width: 39.6 cm

Descriptive line

Engraving from a volume of 63 plates entitled 'Ionian Antiquities, Part II', by the Society of Dilettanti (R.Chandler, N.Revett, and W.Pars). Great Britain, 1797.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching; Engraving; Printing

Subjects depicted

Antiquities

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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