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Creator:
Bradshaw & Blacklock, active ca.1850, British
Title:

Specimens of Rocks. Proof of an Illustration for Wright's 'Globe Prepared for Man'.

Part Of:

Collective Title: Globe Prepared for Man

Date:
after 1850
Medium:
Aquatint, etching and color woodcut on thick, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 7 5/16 x 4 13/16 inches (18.5 x 12.3 cm) and Image: 5 1/2 x 3 1/16 inches (14 x 7.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, on front, lower right: "B + B | E / g / G / 3oz | Book Illustration"

Lettered, in black ink, first row: "Grey Granite Red Granite Chap 3"; second row, "Gneiss Mica/Slate Page 34"; third row: "Specimens | of Old & New Red Sandstones | Series Pages | 83 | & | 124"; fourth row: "Layers of Iras, resting upon upheaved Chap 16"; fifth row: "Mountain Limestone, Glamorganshire."; lower center: "SPECIMENS OF ROCKS."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10700
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
geology | gneiss | granite | gray | landscape | limestone | men | mica | red | rocks (landforms) | sandstone | sitting | slate | specimens | still life | stones
Associated Places:
Glamorgan | United Kingdom | Wales
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:28928
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