Piece 1 - Twenty pages with illustrations of obelisks in European cities, mounted on one sheet

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GB 249 T-GED/22/1/767/1


Twenty pages with illustrations of obelisks in European cities, mounted on one sheet


  • [1914 - 1918] (Creation)

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20 pages mounted on 1 sheet: black and white; various sizes on 158.4 x 91.7 cm backing

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  • 'London: Cleopatra's Needle on the Embankment',' Rome: Piazza del Quirinale and Obelisk' (Plate 84)
    -'Competitive Design for a Column to the Revolution at Versailles' (plate 55) [Design by M. Formigé, architect, and M. Coutan, sculptor, and design by M. Train, architect, and M. Dalou, sculptor]
    -'Competitive Design for a Column to the Revolution at Versailles' (plate 54) [Design by M. Bernard, architect, and M. Granet, sculptor, and design by M. Henard, architect, and M. Lafrance, sculptor]
    -'Competitive Design for a Column to the Revolution at Versailles' (plate 53) [Design by M. Pujol, architect, and M. Falcuiere, sculptor, and design by M. Chanal, architect, and M. Sanzel, sculptor]
    -'Restoration of Greek Monumental Columns'
    -‘Roman Column Rostrata', 'Tegetthoff Monument Vienna', 'Nelson Column, London', 'Column of the Temple of Peace, Rome' (plate 52)
  • 'Nelson Column, Yarmouth', 'Lord Hill's Column, Shrewsbury', 'Duke of York's Column, London', 'Wellington Column, Liverpool', 'Column of Victory, Berlin', 'Column of Congress, Brussels' (plate 49)
    -'Colonne Vendome, Paris', Colonne de Juillet, Paris', 'Colonnes de Philippe-Auguste, Paris'
    -'Piazza del Popolo', 'Domenico Amici disegno dal vero e incisi nel 1835'; engraving; 23.5 x 17.1 cm on 37 x 28.2 cm sheet [Domenico Amici (1808-?), Italian engraver (Thieme, Ulrich and Felix Becker, ‘Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart’ (Leipzig: Engelmann, E.A. Seemann, 1907-1950), 1, p. 404)]
    -'The Fire Monument, London' (2), Colonne de la Grande-Armée, Boulogne' (2) (plate 50)
    -'The Wilberforce Monument Hall' (2), 'Nelson Monument Dublin' (plate 48)
    -'Trajan's Column, Rome" (2) (plate 47)
    -'Paris: Obelisk de Luxor in the Place de la Concorde', 'Rome: Obelisk in front of Sta. Maria Maggiore' (plate 85)
    -'Monument to Gambetta in the Champs Elysées, Paris'
    -'Monument to the Glory of the American Nation by C. - D. Despradelle' (2)
    -The Appian Way After an etching by Piranesi'
    -'Monument to Cairoli, Pavia'
    -'Monument to Parnell Sackville Street by St. Gaudens, Dublin' (plate 100)
    -'Rome: Piazza of S. Giovanni in Laterano and Obelisk'
    -'Rome: Obelisk and Piazza in front of St. Peter's', Rome: Obelisk and Piazza Del Popolo' (plate 82)

'No. 222' [Cities Exhibition] endorsed in manuscript in bottom right corner.
'223' endorsed in manuscript in pencil on the reverse.
[Cities Exhibition].

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  • English
  • French
  • Italian

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