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This and 161 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, The Gentleman's and Cabinet-Maker's Director.

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Print, Chairs, No. XIV, 1755

This is a Print. It was designed by Thomas Chippendale and published by J Haberkorn and engraved by Matthias Darly. It is dated 1755 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is etching on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council and Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

Open: 16.5 x 59.7 x 46.4 cm (6 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on plate, upper left: 1; upper center: Chairs; upper right: No. XIV; lower left: T. Chippendale Invt et del; lower center: pub'd according to Act of Parliament 1753; lower right: MDarly sculp.t

Cite this object as

Print, Chairs, No. XIV, 1755; Designed by Thomas Chippendale (1718 – 1779); England; etching on off-white laid paper; Open: 16.5 x 59.7 x 46.4 cm (6 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 18 1/4 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-450-15

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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