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Drawings of religious orders.
circa [1800?]
Physical Description:
1 volume (116 drawings) : watercolor, on vellum ; 24 x 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BV167 .A4 1800+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Drawings & Watercolors
Each watercolor depicts a single figure in religious costume, from orders throughout the world.
All drawings are captioned in Dutch. English captions are provided on the facing page.
The drawings have been mounted to rectos of album leaves. Most measure 10 x 7 cm and are mounted two per page, with the exception of two larger drawings at the front (each 20 x 16 cm).
With the bookplate of the Marquess of Exeter, Burghley House.
Title from album spine
Bound in red morocco.
Subject Terms:
Church vestments.
Clothing and dress -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Costume -- Religious aspects.
Exeter, Marquess of -- Bookplate.
Monasticism and religious orders -- Habit.

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