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Creator:
Morton, active 1767
after Robert Baldwin, active 1763–1769
Title:

Plan of a Building for the Register Offices in Scotland

Date:
1767
Medium:
Engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 × 17 1/2 inches (55.9 × 44.5 cm), Plate: 16 3/4 × 15 1/8 inches (42.5 × 38.4 cm), and Image: 12 1/8 × 11 3/4 inches (30.8 × 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "PLAN of a BUILDING for the REGISTER OFFICES in SCOTLAND. | To the Rigt Honorable James Earl of MORTON Lord | Register of SCOTLAND and President of the Roal Society, | This Engraving from the Elegant Plan of IHs Lordship's contrivance is Inscribed by"; lettered, lower right: "His Lordship's | Most Obedient and | Devoted humble Servant | Robt. Baldwin, Archt. | R. Baldwin Sculpsit 1767."; lettered, lower center: "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March ye 26th 1767."; lettered, lower left: "Morton Excogitavit 1762""

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.528
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:40573
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