Object Title

Print Fonte Des Canons Xi

Print Fonte Des Canons Xi

Date

1760-80

Object Number

I.405

Provenance

Old Armouries Stock, XXII.23 in Ffoulkes Continuation Inventory.

Physical Description

Line engraving, entitled: 'L'operation de charger le trousseau de Torches ou Nattes', illustrating the casing of the wooden gun pattern with hemp rope. 'Goussier del.', 'Benard Fecit'. Mounted on card and framed, with the English caption: 'Casing the Pattern' in the lower left-hand corner. Plate XI from the series of illustrations illustrating the article 'Fonderie des Canons', from the 'Encyclop'edie', edited by Denis Diderot and Jean Le Rond D'Alembert, 1762-1777.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Engraving: 35cm x 21.5 cm (14 x 8.5 in.): Frame: 47 x 33 cm (18.5 x 13.2 in)

Associations

Places France