Object Title

Print Fonte Des Canons Xvii

Print Fonte Des Canons Xvii

Date

1760-80

Object Number

I.411

Provenance

Old Armouries stock, Class XXII.30 in Ffoulkes Continuation Inventory of 1934.

Physical Description

Engraving entitled, 'Elevation de l'Alezoir pour Forer et alezer les Pieces', showing the machinery for drilling and polishing the bore. 'Goussier Del.', 'Benard Fecit'. Trimmed, mounted and framed, with an English caption in the lower left-hand corner, 'Drilling the Bore'. Plate 17 from the article 'Fonderie des Canons', from the 'Encyclopedie', edited by Denis Diderot and Jean Le Rond D'Alembert, 1762-1777.

Dimensions

Dimensions: 35.2 x 22.4 cm (13.9 x 8.8 in): Frame; 47 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.)

Associations

Places France