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Creator:
Rigaud, Jacques, 1681-1754, ill., engraver.
Title:
A general plan of the woods, park and gardens of Stowe, the seat of the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham : with several perspective views in the gardens.
Published/Created:
London : S. Bridgeman, 1739.
Physical Description:
16 sheets : illustrations ; 97 x 63 cm, or smaller
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2017 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Notes:
Title from cartouche of plan, the 1st plate; imprint information from remaining plates.
Sixteen plates without text, drawn and etched by Jacques Rigaud and Bernard Baron. The plan is by an unknown artist.
Reissued in 1746, with title leaf, as: Stowe Gardens in Buckinghamshire, belonging to the right honourable the Lord Viscount Cobham
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Subject Terms:
Cobham, Richard Temple, Viscount, 1669?-1749 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Buckinghamshire.
Gardens, English -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Stowe Gardens (England)
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1746.
Contributors:
Bridgeman, Charles, -1738.
Bridgeman, Sarah, publisher.
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762, engraver.
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