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Creator:
Print made by William Pether, ca. 1738–1821
after Joseph Wright of Derby, 1734–1797
Title:

The Orrery

Date:
1768
Materials & Techniques:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 x 23in. (45.1 x 58.4cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.14598
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40604
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