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Old Tower, Leith (Second Plate)

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Old Tower, Leith (Second Plate)

ca. 1772-1778
18th century
57 x 98 mm (2.2 x 3.9 in.)

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

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, soft-ground etching, and drypoint on laid paper
State: Second (or first?) of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Inscribed in plate, upper right: “Tower at Leith”
Bibliography: Lumsden 77 ii/ii (or i/ii?) in Print Collector’s Quarterly, vol. 21.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1943
Accession Number: 1943.D1.57

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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: 57 x 98 mm (2.2 x 3.9 in.)

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