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Image: The Devil’s Bridge

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The Devil’s Bridge

ca. 1780-1790
18th century
233 x 330 mm (9.2 x 13 in.)

Charles-Melchior Descourtis, French, (1753–1820)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching, engraving, aquatint, and possibly mezzotint with mixed methods, printed in colors
State: Before letters
Edition: Proof before letters
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1944
Accession Number: 1944.D1.196

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  • bridges (built works) - Structures spanning and providing passage over waterways, topographic depressions, transportation routes, or similar circulation barriers. [September 1994 scope note added; related term added. March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'bridges'; alternate term changed, was 'bridge'.]
  • color intaglio
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]

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  • plate Dimensions: 233 x 330 mm (9.2 x 13 in.)

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