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Print, Design for Wall Brackets, Plate 42 in One Hundred and Fifty New Designs, 1756–57

This is a Print. It was designed by Thomas Johnson and engraved by Butler Clowes. It is dated 1756–57 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is etching, engraving on cream laid 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

27.3 x 38.1 x 47.6 cm (10 3/4 x 15 x 18 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Tho.s Johnson inv. et del.n; lower right: Clowes sculpt

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper left: Plate 42.; lower margin: Publish’d according to Act of Parliament.

Cite this object as

Print, Design for Wall Brackets, Plate 42 in One Hundred and Fifty New Designs, 1756–57; Designed by Thomas Johnson (English, 1714–1778); England; etching, engraving on cream laid paper; 27.3 x 38.1 x 47.6 cm (10 3/4 x 15 x 18 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Agnes Miles Carpenter; 1962-191-18

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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