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Photograph after an engraving after a drawing by Thomas Sheraton entitled "Plan Elevation & View of a Grand PIANA FORTE, made for the Prime Minister of Spain by M. Broadwood & Son"

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A hand-colored photograph of an engraving dated 1796 of a drawing by Thomas Sheraton. The caption (added to the engraving) reads: Hand tinted photograph by S. B. Bolas and Co., London of an engraving by Inago Barlow (active about 1790-1796) after a drawing by Thomas Sheraton (English,...

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Provenance

By 1936, George Alfred Cluett, New York; 1936, gift of Cluett to his daughter, Florence Cluett Chambers, Sea Island, Georgia; 1986, gift of Cluett Chambers to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 25, 1986)

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From the George Alfred Cluett Collection, given by Florence Cluett Chambers

probably early 20th century

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

1986.285

Medium or Technique

Photograph, hand-colored, of an engraving after a drawing

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