November 16, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 346: Britain.- Myriorama, A Collection of many Hundred Landscapes, Designed by Mr.Clark, 1824.(22 views)
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Description: Britain.- Myriorama, A Collection of many Hundred Landscapes, Designed by Mr.Clark, 16 hand-coloured aquatint cards with grey wash border top and bottom (numbered 1-16) forming an interchangeable panoramic landscape view, light spotting, each card measuring 205 x 72mm., loose in original double-compartment viridian board box with hand-coloured engraved vignette title on lid, book-label of Peter Bicknell inside lid, rubbed and soiled, 4to, Samuel Leigh, 1824. ⁂ First Series of this infinitely versatile game, its 16 interchangeable views of ruins, vales, rustics, sea views and homely cottages may be arranged in any order to create an almost infinite variety of panoramic picturesque English landscapes. A Second Series featured Classical Italian landscape.