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A General Treatise of Architecture

Written by John Aheron (Irish, died London 1761)
Pen and ink
16 1/2 x 10 9/16 in. (41.9 x 26.8 cm)
Albums, Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inner cover: "Bought this Book from the author in Dublin 17th March 1758 for which I paid him 29 Guineas. John Aherton the Author died in London Jany 1761, vide Faulkner's Journal 27 Jany 1761". On title page: "A General Treatise of Architecture Divided into six Books...This work was drawn with pen and common ink, finished in the year 1751 by John Aheron."
Vendor: F. Weatherhead
John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for American Collections, 1971, p. 12, pl. 13
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