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  • A book of architecture, containing designs of buildings and ornaments. By James Gibbs
    Gibbs, James, born 1682 - died 1754
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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)
    Kirkall, Elisha (Printmaker)
    Innys, W. (Publisher)
    Manby, R. (Publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching and engraving

  • Museum number:

    29059:5

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case EO, shelf 78

Place of Origin

London (first published)

Date

1728 (first published)

Artist/maker

Gibbs, James, born 1682 - died 1754 (Designer)
Kirkall, Elisha (Printmaker)
Innys, W. (Publisher)
Manby, R. (Publisher)

Materials and Techniques

etching and engraving

Dimensions

Height: 19.5 cm Average size cut to, Width: 11 cm Average size cut to

Descriptive line

James Gibbs (after), 1 of 15 plates cut from plates 128-132 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

Etching; Engraving

Categories

Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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