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Creator:
Print made by George Bickham, 1684–1769, British
Published by George Bickham, 1684–1769, British
Title:
Architectural Designs incorporating Chinoiserie Motifs: Rails
Date:
1751
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 15/16 x 15 3/8 inches (25.3 x 39 cm), Plate: 8 1/8 x 12 15/16 inches (20.6 x 32.8 cm), and Image: 7 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (19 x 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, on back, upper center: "Plans & Railing"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "Bickham According to Act of Parliam,t 1751."; lower center: "To be made of Rough Wood, or Fagots &c."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20963
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | building | Chinese | Chinoiserie | design | dome | fences | motif | rails | trees | wood
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40032
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