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Album containing 32 etchings by Hollar depcting the life of Abraham and Jacob, the first plate showing God calling Abraham and the last plate showing Jacob blessing Ephraim and Manasseh, each image with caption in English and reference above, one image pasted to each page of the album. Bound in brown leather, with gold tooled border on the covers, raised bands, gold tooling and title 'Life of Abraham &c / W. Hollar' on spine, red coloured edges.
- Production date
- 175-1780 (circa)
Height: 184 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Height: 68 millimetres (each image including caption, approx.)
Width: 135 millimetres
Width: 93 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- While the original plates were made in the 17th century, this third state is much later, with English captions and publisher's line erased. These images would have originally been in two large sheets.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
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