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Specimens of ornamental art: selected from the best models of the classical epochs

Collection Data

Names
Braun, Emil, 1809-1856 (Author)
Grüner, Ludwig, 1801-1882 (Artist)
McLean, T. (Thomas) (Publisher)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1850
Place: London
Publisher: T. McLean
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection
Shelf locator: MLD+++ (Gruner, L. Specimens of ornamental art)
Topics
Architectural decorations & ornaments
Decoration and ornament
Architecture -- Details
Church decoration and ornament
Genres
Books
Prints
Notes
Ownership: The Astor Library
Numbering: The plate numbers given for each item is that found in the list of plates. The last several plates in the large volume may have been bound (by the library) out of order, because the order in which they now appear does not follow their order in the list of plates.
Content: Two volumes : one of 81 plates (pages 62.5 x 47 cm.), and one (call # MLD+) of descriptive text and additional plates (pages 28.5 x 23.5 cm.). Almost all plates in the large volume are cited (below captions) as published by L. Gruner.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. 88 pl. (partly col.) 65 x 51 cm. (text 32 x 25 cm.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13967657
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ef471740-c6d2-012f-b91b-58d385a7bc34
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