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Turnbull, George, 1698–1748

A curious collection of ancient paintings : accurately engraved from excellent drawings, lately done after the originals by one of the best hands at Rome : with an account where and when they were found, and where they now are, and several critical, historical, and mythological observations upon them.

London : Printed for T. Osborne in Gray's-Inn, 1741.
Physical Description:
[4], 42 p., 50, A-D leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 41 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 155
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Dedication signed G.T. [i.e. George Turnbull].
"Many of the original pieces here described ... now in Dr. Mead's library": p. [41].
Plates by J. Mynde; after Camillo Paderni.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1741.
Lefroy, Antony -- Bookplate.
Mead, Richard, 1673-1754 -- Art collections.
Osborne, T. -- Publisher.
Painting, Ancient.
Mynde, James, 1702-1771, engraver.
Paderni, Camillo, -approximately 1770.

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