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Creator:
Sir John Frederick William Herschel, first Baronet, 1792–1871, British
Title:

The Coliseum, Rome

Date:
1824
Medium:
Graphite camera lucida drawing on medium, smooth, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 10 × 15 1/4 inches (25.4 × 38.7 cm) and Sheet: 8 × 12 1/4 inches (20.3 × 31.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: 'No. 369"; lower center: "The Coliseum, Rome"; lower right: "(with extreme care & precision)"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "JFW Herschel delin. Cam. Luc. May 17. 1824."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.9.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | coliseum
Associated Places:
Colosseum | Italy | Rome
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:68751
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