Arch of Septimus Severus 

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Resource details

Resource ID

16038

Access

Open

Title

Arch of Septimus Severus

Date of Original

1797-1799

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Merigot, James, artist, engraver, publisher

Format

1 leaf : colour illustration ; 23 x 29 cm

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

First plate in: Merigot, James. A select collection of views and ruins in Rome and its vicinity. London : Published by R. Edwards, 1797-1799.

Two issues published in the same year; one of these was published on large paper with coloured plates.

Library's copy 2 plates are printed on thin pieces of paper in a pale plum colour and mounted on sheets with plate-marks and imprints for most of the original designs; on a few plates the masking has obscured the title; under the plum-coloured plate 1 in Part 1 the original engraving is printed whole in black-on-white with watercolours.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.1211

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Rome (Italy) -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800
Italy -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800

Sequence

1211

Item

Art print

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