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Spooner, William, active 1831–1854
Spooner's protean views, no. 38 [graphic] : Roslin Chapel changing to iron works, in the north of England.
Additional Title(s):
Roslin Chapel changing to iron works
London : William Spooner, 377 Strand, [ca. 1838?]
Physical Description:
1 print : lithograph, hand colored ; image 15 x 19 cm, on mount 23 x 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA5474.R67 S6 1838+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title and imprint are printed on caption adhered to mount.
Hand-colored print of the interior of Roslin Chapel. When illuminated from behind, the view changes to a scene of an iron works. Spooner achieved this special effect by painting the scene of the iron works on the back of the print and attaching a layer of tissue over the painting. Both print and tissue are supported by a heavier paper frame.
Subject Terms:
Iron-works -- Pictorial works.
Rosslyn Chapel (Roslin, Scotland) -- Pictorial works.
Transparent prints.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1838.
Recreations -- Great Britain.

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