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This and 55 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Bound Volume, Frontispiece for Book 4, in Eight books of Ornament, 1741–47.

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1962

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2007

2016

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Bound Volume, Frontispiece for Book 4, in Eight books of Ornament, 1741–47

This is a Bound Volume. It was created by William Delacour and engraved by François Vivares. It is dated 1741–47 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is engravings on white laid paper, bound in half-calf and marbled boards. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

41.4 x 48.1 x 11.7 cm (16 5/16 x 18 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Bound Volume, Frontispiece for Book 4, in Eight books of Ornament, 1741–47; William Delacour (French, 1741 – 1767); France; engravings on white laid paper, bound in half-calf and marbled boards; 41.4 x 48.1 x 11.7 cm (16 5/16 x 18 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1962-126-1-1

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