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Creator:
Print made by Jacob Bonneau, 1741–1786, British
after Samuel Wale RA, 1721–1786, British
and after John Gwynn RA, 1713–1786, British
Title:

One of six perspective designs for the Concave Mirror and engraved mirrors in Vauxhall Gardens

Date:
1751
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/16 x 15 1/2 inches (28.8 x 39.4 cm), Plate: 8 7/8 x 10 13/16 inches (22.5 x 27.5 cm), and Image: 8 3/16 x 10 1/4 inches (20.8 x 26 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "567/821 | £60"; lower right: "S. Wal(?c)e"

Lettered, in black ink, upper left: "1"; lower left under image: "S.W. Inv.r"; lower center: "Six Perspective Designs for the Concave Mirrour. ~ | Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. G. April 16 1751. ~Price 3.s~"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1105
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | children | columns | concave mirrors | designs | domes | exploring | fancy dress | fresco | gardens | hallways | leisure | men | palace | plans | sculpture | talking | women
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Lambeth | London | Southwark | United Kingdom | Vauxhall Gardens
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41676
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