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Print, Design for a Mantel in the Chinese Taste, plate 36, in One Hundred and Fifty New Designs, 1756

This is a print. It was designed by Thomas Johnson and engraved by Butler Clowes. It is dated 1756 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Agnes Miles Carpenter.

Its dimensions are

24.9 x 17.6 cm (9 13/16 x 6 15/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: T Johnson inv del; lower right: B. Clowes sculp.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper left: 36.; lower center: Publishing according to Act of Parliament 1756

Cite this object as

Print, Design for a Mantel in the Chinese Taste, plate 36, in One Hundred and Fifty New Designs, 1756; Designed by Thomas Johnson (English, 1714–1778); England; engraving on paper; 24.9 x 17.6 cm (9 13/16 x 6 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Agnes Miles Carpenter; 1962-191-15

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