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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, stipple engraving and drypoint print on moderately thick, smooth, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (unevenly cut along lower edge): 11 1/4 x 15 1/2 inches (28.6 x 39.4 cm), Plate: 9 3/4 x 12 3/16 inches (24.8 x 31 cm), and Image: 8 7/16 x 10 5/8 inches (21.5 x 27 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, upper left: "4"; lower left under image: "S:W. Inv."; lower right under image: "Bonneau. F."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1108
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | architectural subject | ball | children | columns | concave mirrors | costume | designs | discussion (meeting) | dog (animal) | exploring | fancy dress | fresco | gardens | Hallways | leisure | men | mythology | palace | plans | railing | sculpture | stairs | statues | talking | 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:53840
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