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Trojans Arch, Ancona ; Tasso in prison ; The Bridge of Sighs

Trojans Arch, Ancona ; Tasso in prison ; The Bridge of Sighs

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Title:
Trojans Arch, Ancona ; Tasso in prison ; The Bridge of Sighs
Description:
Information from accompanying cards: Beneath the gilt fore-edges of each volume are fine detailed paintings. The one on volume I is divided into three parts depicting Trojans Arch, Ancona, Tasso in Prison and the Bridge of Sighs.
Date:
(c) 1797
Format:
Paintings
Genre:
Watercolors
Portrait paintings
Fore-edge painting
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Special Collections, Rare Books
Subjects:
Memorial arches
Cells (Rooms & spaces)
Prisons
Bridges
Places:
ItalyMarches (region)Ancona (province)Ancona
ItalyVeneto (region)Venezia (province)Venice
Extent:
1 painting : watercolor on fore edge of book
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Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
No known restrictions on use.
Notes (acquisition):
Gift of Alfred H. Wiggin, May 1951.
Notes (date):
Date of painting unknown. Publication date of book: 1797.
Notes:
Title from accompanying cards.
Found on: Jerusalem delivered : an heroic poem / translated from the Italian of Torquato Tasso by John Hoole ; with four elegant engravings, vol. 1
Notes (object):
Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Identifier:
07_04_000168A
Call #:
RARE BKS PQ4642 .E21H6 1797x