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No. 1. Mantle-piece of black marble, copied from the facade of a sepulchral chamber, hewn in the solid body of a perpendicular rock, on the coast of ancient Lycia This mantle-piece is in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. The ornaments on its shelf and on its fender have been copied from Egyptian idols and bas-reliefs ; No. 2 and 3. Front and side view of a large arm-chair, in the Egyptian room, Plate 8.

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No. 1. Mantle-piece of black marble, copied from the facade of a sepulchral chamber, hewn in the solid body of a perpendicular rock, on the coast of ancient Lycia This mantle-piece is in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. The ornaments on its shelf and on its fender have been copied from Egyptian idols and bas-reliefs ; No. 2 and 3. Front and side view of a large arm-chair, in the Egyptian room, Plate 8.
Names
Hope, Thomas (1770?-1831) (Artist)
Hope, Thomas (1770?-1831) (Author)
Collection

Household furniture and interior decoration, executed from designs by Thomas Hope.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1807
Place: London
Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection
Shelf locator: MLO++ (Hope, T. Household furniture and interior decoration)
Topics
Interior decoration -- England
Furniture
Notes
Content: [plates only, text wanting]. [Titles taken from the reprint of this book (New York, 1970) which includes the text. In his indroduction Hope names the engravers :
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13984018
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 493072c0-c6e7-012f-2a35-3c075448cc4b
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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "No. 1. Mantle-piece of black marble, copied from the facade of a sepulchral chamber, hewn in the solid body of a perpendicular rock, on the coast of ancient Lycia This mantle-piece is in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. The ornaments on its shelf and on its fender have been copied from Egyptian idols and bas-reliefs ; No. 2 and 3. Front and side view of a large arm-chair, in the Egyptian room, Plate 8." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1807. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-3dc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. "No. 1. Mantle-piece of black marble, copied from the facade of a sepulchral chamber, hewn in the solid body of a perpendicular rock, on the coast of ancient Lycia This mantle-piece is in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. The ornaments on its shelf and on its fender have been copied from Egyptian idols and bas-reliefs ; No. 2 and 3. Front and side view of a large arm-chair, in the Egyptian room, Plate 8." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-3dc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Art & Architecture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1807). No. 1. Mantle-piece of black marble, copied from the facade of a sepulchral chamber, hewn in the solid body of a perpendicular rock, on the coast of ancient Lycia This mantle-piece is in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. The ornaments on its shelf and on its fender have been copied from Egyptian idols and bas-reliefs ; No. 2 and 3. Front and side view of a large arm-chair, in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-3dc2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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No. 1. Mantle-piece of black marble, copied from the facade of a sepulchral chamber, hewn in the solid body of a perpendicular rock, on the coast of ancient Lycia  This mantle-piece is in the Egyptian room, Plate 8. The ornaments on its shelf and on its fender have been copied from Egyptian idols and bas-reliefs ; No. 2 and 3. Front and side view of a large arm-chair, in the Egyptian room, Plate 8.