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Clackmannan Tower from the South West

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Clackmannan Tower from the South West

18th century
102 x 158 mm (4 x 6.2 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
Print impression quality: Fair
Edition: Posthumously published in 1825 by the Bannatyne Club (see Lumsden, p. 15)
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: monogram “JC 1775”; inscribed in plate, lower left: “No. 79” and title; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “1825 BC Edn.”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342)
Bibliography: Lumsden 55 in Print Collector’s Quarterly, vol. 12, p. 34.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1940
Accession Number: 1940.D1.56

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  • 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: 102 x 158 mm (4 x 6.2 in.)

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