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A book of architecture, containing designs of buildings and ornaments. By James Gibbs

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (first published)

  • Date:

    1728 (first published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gibbs, James, born 1682 - died 1754 (designer)
    Mynde, James, born 1702 - died 1771 (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    engraving and etching

  • Museum number:

    29490:8

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case R, shelf 12, box B

Place of Origin

London (first published)

Date

1728 (first published)

Artist/maker

Gibbs, James, born 1682 - died 1754 (designer)
Mynde, James, born 1702 - died 1771 (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

engraving and etching

Dimensions

Height: 9.4 cm Cut to, Width: 11.1 cm Cut to

Descriptive line

James Gibbs (after), cut from plate 137 from 'A book of architecture, containing designs of buildings and ornaments. By James Gibbs.' London, 1728.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

(Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 2270.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Engraving; Etching

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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