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A New Book of Ornaments

1752 (published)
Place of origin

An upholstered chair articulated with rococo ornament including two figures.

Object details

Object type
TitleA New Book of Ornaments (published title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Pierre Edmé Babel (after), plate from 'A New Book of Ornaments', London, 1752.
Physical description
An upholstered chair articulated with rococo ornament including two figures.
Marks and inscriptions
Below image: G. Bickham according to Act of Parliamt P. Babel Invent 1752
Credit line
Acquired in memory of Geoffrey Beard
Object history
Purchased from Helen Tonkin, daughter of the late Geoffrey Beard who purchased this print in a bookshop in Stonegate, York: Babel's 'A New Book of Ornament', 1752, Furniture History, Vol. 11 (1975), pp.31-32.
Bibliographic reference
Beard, Geoffrey, 'Babel's 'A New Book of Ornaments', 1752, Furniture History, Vol. 11 (1975), pp. 31-32
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Record createdMarch 25, 2019
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