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Collection de quelques vues dessinées en Suisse d'après nature

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1958,0712.2974

  • Title (series)

    • Collection de quelques vues dessinées en Suisse d'après nature
  • Description

    The printed text that describes the series of the same title. 1782
    Printed letterpress

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1782
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 215 millimetres (approx. sheet size)
    • Width: 275 millimetres
  • Curator's comments

    This printed text was published with the series, 'Collection de quelques vues dessinées en Suisse d'après nature' , see 1958,0712.597 and is kept with the prints.

  • Bibliography

    • Lonchamp p.VIII-XIII bibliographic details
  • Location

    BH/FF10/Swiss Lloyd Collection Unmounted Imp

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1958

  • Acquisition notes

    UNDER THE TERMS OF THE BEQUEST, NONE OF THE PRINTS OR DRAWINGS BEQUEATHED BY R. W. LLOYD MAY BE LENT OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MUSEUM (Registration Numbers 1958,0712.318 to 3149).

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1958,0712.2974


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