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Il Carnevale di Roma / Il Festino

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1866,1208.605

  • Title (object)

    • Il Festino

    Title (series)

    • Il Carnevale di Roma
  • Description

    Plate 19: people dancing in the street to the music of a band. 1820
    Etching

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1820
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 203 millimetres
    • Width: 478 millimetres (platemark)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Title in the lower margin and number in lower right corner
  • Curator's comments

    See comment on the first plate of the series, 1866,1208.587

  • Location

    170.c.4

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition date

    1866

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1866,1208.605

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