Astronomical Observatory, from The History of Oxford
John Bluck, English, 1791 - 1819
after Frederick Mackenzie, Scottish, 1788 - 1854
Hand colored etching on wove paper
Plate: 11 3/4 × 9 7/8 in. (29.9 × 25.1 cm)
Sheet: 13 9/16 × 11 1/4 in. (34.4 × 28.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund
Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed, in plate lower left margin: F. Mackenzie del.t [t in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower right margin: J. Bluck sculp.t [t in superscript]; inscribed, in plate, lower center: ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY / London, Pub.d [d in superscript] Feb.y [y in superscript] 1 1814, at 101 Strand for R. Ackermann's History of Oxford.
Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1951.
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