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Print, Machines de Théatres (Theatrical Machinery), pl. XV, vol. 10 from Encyclopédie, ou, arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts), 1772

This is a Print. It was published by Denis Diderot. It is dated 1772 and we acquired it in 1977. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Freund.

Its dimensions are

39.1 × 47.2 cm (15 3/8 × 18 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper center: 2e Section; upper right: Pl. XV; lower center: Machines de Théatres, / Élévation en Coupe de la Charpente du comble avec les Corriders et le Développement d’un Tambour degrade pour le service des nuées, et idées ou esquisses de Décorations / d’une riche prison avec des Vapeurs ou nuages précédents l’arrivée d’un Dieu, et Détail du Char de Médée

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Print, Machines de Théatres (Theatrical Machinery), pl. XV, vol. 10 from Encyclopédie, ou, arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts), 1772; Published by Denis Diderot (French, 1713–1784); France; engraving on paper; 39.1 × 47.2 cm (15 3/8 × 18 9/16 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard B. Freund; 1977-86-34

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