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Creator:
Rymsdyk, Jan van, active 1750–1788
Title(s):
Museum Britannicum : being an exhibition of a great variety of antiquities and natural curiosities, belonging to that noble and magnificent cabinet, the British Museum : illustrated with curious prints, engraved after the original designs, from nature, other objects : and with distinct explanations of each figure / by John and Andrew van Rymsdyk, pictors.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by I. Moore, for the authors, Charles-Street, St. James's-Square, 1778.
Physical Description:
[4], xvi, 84 pages, XXX leaves of plates : illustrations ; 42 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 8
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Signatures: [A]² a-d² B-Y².
The title page is printed in red and black, with an engraved vignette of the British Museum.
Includes index, pages xiii-xvi.
English short title catalogue, N10353
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in 20th-century brown cloth.
Subject Terms:
Antiquities.
British Museum.
Curiosities and wonders.
Hunter, William, 1718-1783.
Natural history.
Resentment.
Form/Genre:
Stipple engravings.
Contributors:
Rymsdyk, Andreas van, -1780.
Moore, Joseph, active 1782-1810, printer.
British Museum.
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