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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M21315.1-33
People
Jean François Janinet, French (1752 - 1814)
Author: William Playfair, British, Scottish (1759 - 1823)
Title
The History of Jacobinsim, Its Crimes, Cruelties and Perfidies: Comprising an Inquiry into the Manner of Disseminating, Under the Appearance of Philosophy and Virtue, Principles which are Equally Subversive of Order, Virtue, Religion, Liberty and Happiness
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Gravures Historiques des principaux événements depuis l'ouverture des Etats
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
1795
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/55282
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red leather and marble bound book with etchings and engravings
Technique
Etching and aquatint
Dimensions
closed: 21.2 x 14.2 x 6.6 cm (8 3/8 x 5 9/16 x 2 5/8 in.)
open: 21.2 x 33 x 6.6 cm (8 3/8 x 13 x 2 5/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Patrice Higonnet
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
M21315.1-33
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

32Q: 2220 18th-19th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/13/2016 - 01/05/2017

Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 09/16/2022 - 01/15/2023

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