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This and 12 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Modèles de voitures d'époque Louis XV (Coach Designs from the Louis XV Period).

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Bound Print, Plate 1, Vis à vis (Face to Face), Modèles de Voitures Louis XV (Models of Louis XV Carriages), ca. 1750

This is a Bound print. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Karin Zonis and Julie Pastor. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

28.9 × 45.4 cm (11 3/8 × 17 7/8 in.)

It is signed

Printed in plate, lower left: J.F. Chopard Inv.; lower center: à Paris chez N. J. B. de Poilly rue S. Jacques à l’Esperance

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper right: 1; upper center: Vis a vis; upper left, superimposed on carriage parts: Lisoire / Fourchette / Jante; upper right, adjacent to carriage parts: Mouton / Lisoire; lower center, above the scale: Echelle de 5. Pièds

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Plate 1, Vis à vis (Face to Face), Modèles de Voitures Louis XV (Models of Louis XV Carriages), ca. 1750; France; engraving on paper; 28.9 × 45.4 cm (11 3/8 × 17 7/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-272-1

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