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Object number

LDSAL2020.1.3

Artist/Designer/Maker

Smirke, Sidney - Artist

Production date

1838

Material

Paper
Pen
Ink
Wash

Technique

Drawing

Dimensions

Height: 225mm
Width: 565mm

Inscriptions

Inscription content

Sketches explanatory of the Mode adopted by Masons at various and distant periods in forming a straight head over an Aperture.
Archæologia Vol. XXVII. p. 384.

Inscription content

FROM THE TEMPLE OF CONCORD AGRIGENTUM.

FROM THE EMISSARIO AT ALBANO.

FROM THE TOMB OF THEODORIC RAVENNA.

Inscription content

Sydney Smirke
Feb. 1838

References

Reference (free text)

Sydney Smirke, 'Observations on the Mode Adopted by Masons at Various and Distant Periods in Forming a Straight Head over an Aperture', Archaeologia 27 (1838): 381-5.Illustration (Engraving), nos. 1, 2, and 3, pl. XXVII, opp. p. 384.