Instrument for perspective drawing by James Peacock

Instrument for perspective drawing

James Peacock

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Instrument for perspective drawing

James Peacock

Plate 14 figure 2 from the paper "Sketches and descriptions of three simple instruments for drawing architecture and machinery in perspective", by James Peacock, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, vol.75 (1785), pp.366-371. Instrument designed to allow the user to determine the position of lines on an original object being drawn. Inscribed in ink "Fig. 2" and in pencil and ink above with publication details and instructions to the printer. Not signed

Original: ink and watercolour on paper. 1785

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  • The Royal Society

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