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This and 39 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Works of Architecture by Robert and James Adam.

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Bound Print, Section of the Long Side of Entrance Hall at Syon House, Middlesex, in Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, Vol. II, 2nd Edition

This is a bound print. It was designed by James Adam and Robert Adam and print maker: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is etching on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by James Smithson Society.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 30.5 x 68.6 x 99.1 cm (12 x 27 x 39 in.) Image: 70 x 96 cm (27 9/16 x 37 13/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: I.t. Adam Architect 17[...]; lower right: Eques J.B. Piranesi sculp.t Roma.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, lower center: Published as the act directs 1778.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Section of the Long Side of Entrance Hall at Syon House, Middlesex, in Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, Vol. II, 2nd Edition; Designed by Robert Adam and James Adam; England; etching on cream laid paper; Overall: 30.5 x 68.6 x 99.1 cm (12 x 27 x 39 in.) Image: 70 x 96 cm (27 9/16 x 37 13/16 in.); 1981-36-2-25

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