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Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery William Hunter Collections:
GLAHA 9125


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GLAHM 9125: 'Front View of Edinburgh Castle' 1781-2 - click to view larger image

"Front View of Edinburgh Castle" 1781-2

etching and aquatint

CRE MERCIER, Philippe; (French; fl 1780-2)


Materials:
printed in brown on laid paper
Dimensions:
27.6 x 38.6
Frame:
IH
Marks:
"To the Right Hon.ble David Steuart Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh These six views are Dedicated by his Lordships Most Obedient Humble Servant Ph. Mercier/Ph. Mercier delin 1781 Publish'd according to Act of Parliament Dec.r 1782". Numbered, recto, "24".
Notes:
Plate 1/6 of the "Six Views" of the City of Edinburgh. Not described in Abbey. The set was sold with the six plates stitched together. The original order can be deduced from the condition of the sheets, from the numbers which appear on the rectos in ink, and the inscription on the last sheet (GLAHA 9128).
Keywords:
TOPOGRAPHICAL PRINT : EDINBURGH : OLD TOWN : SET OF PRINTS : HUNTER 2007 :

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