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The grammar of ornament: PB 1910.2

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The grammar of ornament


Author: Jones, Owen
Publisher: Bernard Quaritch



By Owen Jones ; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament ; one hundred and twelve plates.

157 p., [112] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 35 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977) by Kerr, Hamilton, Sir


Production date: AD 1910


Added t.p. in colour. Bound in maroon cloth, gold stamped with ornamental designs on spine and front cover. Page edges gilt.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1910.2
Primary reference Number: 98406
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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