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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Title:Perspective print
Date Made:18th century
Type:Print
Materials:Hand-colored engraving on paper
Place Made:Europe
Measurements:overall: 17 1/2 x 12 1/4 in.; 44.5 x 31.1 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK 2006.1957.4.INV
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
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Description:
Print to be used with a perspective mirror. At bottom left are the words: A Curious Perspective View of the inside of St. Paul's Cathedral Shewing Part of the Dome, the Piers and Arches which support it; and the Entrances into the Choir and Isles. London printed for Robert Wilkinson, 58 Cornhill, G. Bowles & Carren 69 St. Paul's Church Yard London." At bottom right are the words: "Perspective Interieure de l'Eglise Cathedrale de St. Paul Qui fauit voir le Dome, le piedroits et les Ares qui le Supportent; Ainsi que les Entres du Choeur et des Ailes de la Nef."

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