Object Title

Print Fonte Des Canons XIII

Print Fonte Des Canons XIII

Date

1760-80

Object Number

I.407

Provenance

Old Armouries Stock, Class XXII.27 in Ffoulkes Continuation Inventory of 1934

Physical Description

Engraving entitled: 'L'operation de poser les Tourillons et les Ornemens et les Moules des Ornemens', showing the attachment of the Trunnions and the impressing of the ornaments on the pattern, with detailed illustrations of the ornament moulds and the method of attaching the trunnions. 'Goussier Del.', 'Benard Fecit'. Trimmed and mounted on card and framed, with the English caption, 'Moulds for Decoration' in the lower left-hand corner. Plate XIII of the illustrations for the article, 'Fonderie des Canons', from the 'Encyclopedie', edited by Denis Diderot and Jean La Rond D'Alembert, 1762-1777.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 35 x 21.8 cm (14 x 8.6 in.): Frame; 47 x 33 cm (18.5 x 13 in)

Associations

Places France