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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 1/4 x 15 1/4 inches (28.6 x 38.8 cm), Plate: 9 13/16 x 12 3/16 inches (25 x 31 cm), and Image: 8 5/8 x 11 7/16 inches (21.9 x 29 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, upper left: "2"; lower left below image: "S.W. Inv.r"; lower right under image: "J. Bonneau Fec.t"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1107
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | children | circles | columns | concave mirrors | costume | designs | discussion (meeting) | dog (animal) | exploring | gardens | hallways | leisure | men | palace | plans | scrolls | sculpture | staffs | statues | talking | togas | urns | vines | women
Associated Places:
England | Greater London | Lambeth | London | Southwark | United Kingdom | Vauxhall Gardens
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:53839
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