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Creator:
Print made by Paul Angier, active 1749, French (active in London)
after P Brookes, active 1747, British
Published by Robert Sayer, 1725–1794, British
Published by P Brookes, active 1747, British
Title:
A Perspective View of the Building for the Fireworks in the Green Park, Taken from the Reservoir
Date:
1749
Medium:
Etching and line engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 18 7/8 inches (31.4 x 47.9 cm), Plate: 10 3/4 x 17 5/8 inches (27.3 x 44.8 cm), and Image: 9 x 17 1/8 inches (22.9 x 43.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "P. Brookes. del."; lower center: "A Perspective View of the Building for the Fireworks in the Green Park, | taken from the Reservoir. | Printed according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by P. Brookes facing Southampton Street in the Strand, & R, Sayer opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street"; lower right: "P,, Angier sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.8
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | architecture | bag-wig | barriers | buildings | canes | capes (outerwear) | columns (architectural elements) | costume | dogs (animals) | event | fences | festoons | fireworks (explosive equipment) | friezes (entablature components) | gallery | genre subject | gesture | gowns | guards | hats | hills | horse (animal) | lampposts | landscape | men | nobility | park (grounds) | paths | pavilions (garden structures) | pelerines | perukes | pilasters | pointing | promenade (walkway) | rifle (long gun) | robes | shawls | staffs (walking sticks) | statues | steps | stripes | swords | trees | tricornes | women
Associated Places:
City of Westminster | England | Greater London | Green Park | London | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32973
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