The Art-Union Volume 6

The Art-Union Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...to forward this sum as a mark of the satisfaction with which the Queen had witnessed the beauty of the sacred edifice when her Majesty visited Cambridge. Ritsi: iiNo.--Several monuments have lately, and more especially those upon the floors of churches and upon the pavements in the aisles of our cathedrals, been decorated and rendered more permanent by the introducdiiction of brass ornaments. One of the most beautiful of these is at present being completed in the church of St. Andrew's, Brudfield, near Reading, to the memory of the Rev. Robert Middleton Dukes, M.A., the Curate. The brass inscription and devices are inlaid in marble, and the style is in strict nccordance with that of the middle ages. The arrangement has been entrusted to Mr. Benjamin Wyou. IllELAND.--DUBLlN.--AlI exhibition of various articles of Irish manufacture is now open in Dublin. It is described by the newspapers as entirely satisfactory, and reflecting the highest credit on the country. We extract a passage on this subject from the Dublin Ereniag Packet.--"By an excellent arrangement of the committee, no object, however simple, that ives proof of ingenuity, taste, or invention, has queen refused admittance; and thus knitted purses, artificial flowers, room-paper ingeniously formed of postage stamps. ornamental baskets, bonnets of peacocks' quills, stulfed birds, artificial flies specimens of compressed turf, &c. &c., attract the visitor's attention as much as the superb velvets, satins, tabinets, linens, und laces; the inagnificent cabinetwork, the ingenious machinery, the splendid services of china and cut glass; and the rifles, chronometers, steam-engines, gigs, carriages, chandeliers, surgical instruments, models of a hundred curiosities, ...
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  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 953g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236553861
  • 9781236553867