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The North Prospect of Mountague House / Britannia Illustrata

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1872,0810.1051

  • Title (object)

    • The North Prospect of Mountague House

    Title (series)

    • Britannia Illustrata
  • Description

    Façade of Montagu House, looking across the forecourt, later the British Museum; a fountain in foreground, statues, shrubbery and lawned areas in forecourt; state before publication line. c.1715
    Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1708-1717
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 478 millimetres
    • Width: 594 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title and production detail: "Iames Simon Fecit".
  • Curator's comments

    For comment, see 1880,1113.1421. For published state, see 1880,1113.4412.

  • Bibliography

    • Adams 1983 22.49 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    1872

  • Acquisition notes

    Provenance unrecorded

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1872,0810.1051

Facade of Montagu House, looking across the forecourt, later the British Museum; a fountain in foreground, statues, shrubbery and lawned areas in forecourt; state before publication line.  c.1715  Etching and engraving

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Facade of Montagu House, looking across the forecourt, later the British Museum; a fountain in foreground, statues, shrubbery and lawned areas in forecourt; state before publication line. c.1715 Etching and engraving

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