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Lincluden Abbey, Dumfries

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Lincluden Abbey, Dumfries

ca. 1772-1778
18th century
88 x 153 mm (3.5 x 6 in.)

John Clerk, II (aka John Clerk of Eldin), British (Scottish), (1728–1812)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on tan chine collé on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Good
Marks: Inscribed in plate, upper left: “The Colledge Dumbries”
Bibliography: Lumsden 42 ii/ii in Print Collector’s Quarterly, vol. 21, p. 32.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.57

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  • abbeys - Designates independent and canonically erected monasteries, ruled by an abbot if occupied by monks and by an abbess if occupied by nuns.
  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 88 x 153 mm (3.5 x 6 in.)

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