Cucurbita. The Water Melon. (B1-179)
Lower Left: J. Rysbrack del, No. 5. Lower Center: London, Published as the Act directs, September 19, 1796, by J. Wilkes. Lower Right: Pass sculp.
Author: John Wilkes
Source / Publication: Encyclopaedia Londinensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, Comprehending, Under One General Alphabetical Arrangement, all the Words and Substance of Every Kind of Dictionary Extant in the English Language. In which the Improved Departments of the Mechanical Arts, the Liberal Sciences, the Higher Mathematics, and the Several Branches of Polite Literature, are Selected from the Acts, Memoirs, and Transactions, of the Most Eminent Literary Societies, in Europe, Asia, and America
Publisher: J. Adlard
Place of Publication: London
Date: September 19th, 1796
Plate Number: 5
Artist: J. Rysbrack
Engraver: J. Pass
Paper Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 inches.
Platemark Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches.
Medium: Copperplate engraving
Coloured: Black and white
Condition: The print is in good condition with two tears into the print, one on the left side and the other on the bottom right corner. They are clean tears, as can be seen.
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Identification Number: B1-179