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The school of arts improv'd, or, Companion for the ingenious ... / compiled from various authors.
Gainsbrough : Printed by John Mozley, 1780.
Physical Description:
[4], 156 p. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7420 S36 1780
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Subject Terms:
Art -- Early works to 1800.
Dyes and dyeing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Technique.
Industrial arts.
Mozley, John -- Printer.

  • (from t.p.) I. Drawing; painting in oil and water colours; gilding, etching, engraving, painting upon glass, and bronzing
  • II. The arts of painting or staining glass and marble. Of staining wood, ivory, bones, horn, paper, parchment, &c. --III. Dying linen, woolen, silk, leather, &c.--IV. Of casts and impressions from figures, busts, medals, leaves, &c.--V. The whole art of pyrotechny or fire-works--VI. The art of making porcelain after the Chinese manner. With a great variety of other curious particulars, equally instructive and amusing.

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