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Title(s):

A gentleman's park dissected.

Published/Created:
[S.l. : s.n., 18--]
Physical Description:
1 diorama (various pieces) : paper, col. and lead, col. ; in box, 13 x 18 x 9 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 72
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
Title from box.
In wooden box, as issued.
Contains 28 painted lead pieces, 9 cardboard backdrops and 2 small bushes made from leather and wood.
"... view of a typical 19th century English garden with adults promenading and children at play. It is possibly one of the many toys of this kind produced in Germany. The park as it might be assembled is shown on the case label."--Cottage of content, p. 3.
Cottage of content, or, Toys, games, and amusements of nineteenth century England, 6
Selected exhibitions: “The Cottage of Content : or, Toys, Games, and Amusements of Nineteenth Century England" (Yale Center for British Art, November 2 - December 31, 1977).
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 183
Subject Terms:
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- [18--].
Gardens, English.
Form/Genre:
Dioramas.
Recreations -- Great Britain.
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