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Creator:
Thomas Vivares, c.1735–c.1790, British
after Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:

Design of a Ruineous Bridge for the Garden at Sion

Date:
1778
Medium:
Line engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 7/8 × 24 5/16 inches (47.9 × 61.8 cm), Plate: 17 13/16 × 23 9/16 inches (45.2 × 59.8 cm), and Image: 16 7/16 × 22 11/16 inches (41.8 × 57.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "25740 | 950"; inscribefd in graphite, verso, lower right: "£40"

Lettered, upper left: "Vol. II. Design of a Ruinous Bridge for the Garden at Sion."; lettered, upper center: "No. IV."; lettered upper right: "Dessein d'un Pont delabre pour le Jardin a Sion. Pl:VII"; lettered, lower left: "Rt. Adam Arcbitect 1768."; lettered, lower center: "Published as teh Act directs 1778."; lettered, lower right: "T. Vivarez sculpsit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10953
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29378
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