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Artist, pseud., fl. 1780.

The principles of drawing ornaments made easy : by proper examples of leaves for mouldings, capitals, scrolls, husks, foliage, etc. : engraved in imitation of drawings on sixteen plates : with instructions for learning without a master : particularly useful to carvers, cabinet-makers, stucco-workers, painters, smiths, and every one concerned in ornamental decorations / by an artist.

London : Printed for I. Taylor, No 56, nearly opposite Great Turnstile, Hollborn. 1780.
Physical Description:
[4] p., [16] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 24 x 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA3310 .A78 1780+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Sometimes attributed to John Bengo.
The engravings are printed in red ink.
"Price four shillings and six-pence sewed."--Foot of title page.
English short title catalogue, N20815
Includes publisher's advertisements, [2] p.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter calf and brown boards. Includes publisher's advertisements, [2] p. Has bound with it: Complete modern joiner / N. Wallis (London, 1772).
Subject Terms:
Architectural drawing -- 18th century -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Kenney Collection -- Bookplate.
Taylor, I., -- Publisher.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- 1780.
Publisher's advertisements -- England -- London -- 1780.
Bengo, John, attributed name.

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