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Italy: Miscellanea

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1
  • Series
  • 1913, no date

Miscellaneous illustrations of Italy.

This series is part of Patrick Geddes’ large collection of maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of countries and regions around the world. Much of this collection was part of Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Nine reproductions of engravings by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, mounted on 1 sheet

  • [Untitled]
  • 'An Ancient Roman Circus, near the Appian Way.'
  • 'View of the Pantheon, showing the small turrets added by Bernini, but now removed.'
  • [Untitled]
  • 'Ponte magnifica con Logge, ed Archi eretto da un Imperatore Romano, [...]'
  • [Untitled]
  • 'Arch of Trajana at Ancona'
  • 'The Temple at Paestum'
  • 'Ponte Molle over the Tiber'

From unidentified publications.

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1726-1778, engraver and architect

Six reproductions of ancient Roman buildings and views, mounted on 1 sheet

  • Untitled decorative frieze by Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • 'Design for a monumental Bridge' [Ponte magnifico, Giovanni Battista Piranesi]
  • Tempio Antico (Ancient Temple of Vesta), Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Villa Pamphili, Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Campidoglio Antico (Ancient cemetery), Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • 'Designs by Daniel Marot XII. - A Garden Entrance'

Giovanni Battista Piranesi; Daniel Marot.

From unidentified publications.

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1726-1778, engraver and architect

Three engravings of Roman amphitheatres in various cities, mounted on 1 sheet

  • 'The Amphitheatre of El Jemm, Africa'; [title repeated in French]; 'Sir Greenville Temple, Bart.'; 'J. Sands'; 18.5 x 11.7 cm on 32.6 x 22.5 cm sheet
  • 'The Amphitheatre, Verona.'; 'Drawn by W. H. Bartlett'; 'Engraved by J. Sands'; 19.5 x 13 cm on 32.6 x 22.2 cm sheet
  • 'Amphithéâtre Nîmes. D'aprés un modèle conservé à l'Ecole impériale des Beaux-Arts.'; 'A. F. Lemaitre d'aprés une photographie'; 'M.me Clément née Lemaitre sculp.'; 'Imp Chardonaine Paris'; 'Pl 4, page 23' from an unidentified publication; 'Languedoc' endorsed in manuscript in pencil in bottom right corner; 15.9 x 11.5 cm on 27.4 x 18.5 cm sheet

James Sands after Greenville Temple; James Sands after William Henry Bartlett; Anne Clare Clément after Augustin François Lemaitre.

'Roman Antiquity' endorsed in manuscript in pencil in bottom left corner.

Sands, James, fl. 1811-1841, architect and engraver

Two sheets with postcards showing reproductions of engravings of Roman architecture, mainly in Rome and by Giovanni Battista Piranesi

.1 Twelve postcards showing reproductions of engravings of Roman architecture, mainly in Rome and by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, mounted on 1 sheet
Various sizes on 52.1 x 64 cm backing

  1. Twelve postcards showing reproductions of engravings of Roman architecture, mainly in Rome and by Giovanni Battista Piranesi, mounted on 1 sheet
    Various sizes on 52.1 x 63.9 cm backing

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1726-1778, engraver and architect