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This and 51 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Album, Perspectiva. Corporum Regularium., 1568.

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Print, Two Cones, plate H. i. in Perspectiva. Corporium Regularium, 1568

This is a Print. It was designed by Wenzel Jamnitzer and engraved by Jost Amman. It is dated 1568 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is engraving on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop.

Its dimensions are

Sheet approximately: 24 x 35.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 in.)

It is inscribed

In plate, upper right: .I. H

Cite this object as

Print, Two Cones, plate H. i. in Perspectiva. Corporium Regularium, 1568; Designed by Wenzel Jamnitzer (German, 1508–1585); Switzerland; engraving on white laid paper; Sheet approximately: 24 x 35.5 cm (9 7/16 x 14 in.); Museum purchase through gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop; 1957-192-3-46

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