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Wood, John, 1704–1754

Choir gaure, vulgarly called Stonehenge, on Salisbury Plain : described, restored, and explained, in a letter to the Right Honourable Edward late Earl of Oxford, and Earl Mortimer / by John Wood ...

Oxford : Printed at the Theatre ..., and sold by C. Hitch in Pater-Noster-Row ; and S. Birt in Ave-Mary-Lane, London ; by J. Leake in Bath ; and by B. Collins in Salisbury, 1747.
Physical Description:
119 p., [6] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., 5 plans ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA142 W66 1747
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Plates by Bernard Baron after William Hoare and John Wood.
Colvin, p. 910: "The work on Stonehenge was based on a survey which Wood had made for Lord Oxford in 1740. Its object was to demonstrate that the Wiltshire monument was 'a temple of the British Druids,' and that the stone circles at Stanton Drew were its prototype."
Colvin, H. Biographical dictionary of British architects, p. 910
Subject Terms:
Birt, S. -- Printer.
Collins, B. -- Printer.
England -- Antiquities.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1747.
Hitch, C. -- Printer.
Leake, J. -- Printer.
Stonehenge (England) -- Description and travel.
Hoare, William, 1707-1792, ill.
Wood, John, 1704-1754, ill.
Baron, Bernard, 1696-1762, engraver.

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