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Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial-Stone Manufactory: P.12578-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Coade's Lithodipyra or Artificial-Stone Manufactory


Printmaker: Wray, P.
Draughtsman: Ryley, Charles Reuben (Possibly after)



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1923) by Perceval, Spencer George


18th Century
Circa 1770 - Circa 1800

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Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Coade's / Lithodipyra or / Artificial-Stone / Manufactory / For all kinds of Statues, Capitals, Vases, / Tombs, Coats of Arms, & Architectural / ornaments &c. &c. particularly expressed / in Catalogues, & Books of Prints of 800 / Articles & upwards; Sold at ye Manufactory / near Kings Arms Stairs, Narrow Wall Lambeth, opposite / Whitehall Stairs, & at Mr. Strahan's, Bookseller No. 67 Strand, London.
  • Location: Plate centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: nec edax abolere vetustas
  • Location: Plate upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: C R Ryley del.t
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name
  • Text: P. Wray Sculpt
  • Location: Plate lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Name

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12578-R
Primary reference Number: 184756
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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