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ID: 700000270Record Type: Movable Work
Perspective view of the building for the fireworks in the Green Park, taken from the reservoir (etching (print); Angier, Paul (French engraver, active in London, 18th centur...; published ca. 1749; Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, ...)
Note: Etcher and engraver active in London from 1749 to 1760; The print depicts Green Park, London, with a view of the fireworks display designed by Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni and erected in 1749 in celebration of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. "Printed according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by P. Brookes facing Southampton Street in the Strand, & R. Sayer opposite Fetter Lane Fleet Street."
Titles:
Perspective view of the building for the fireworks in the Green Park, taken from the reservoir (preferred,C,U,RP,English-P,U,U)
Fireworks display designed by Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, seen from Green Park, London, in 1749, celebrating the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (C,U,DE,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
etching (print) [300041365] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
engraving (print) [300041340]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>, prints (visual works), <prints by process or technique>, <prints by process: transfer method>, intaglio prints)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
prints (preferred)

Creation Date: published ca. 1749

Creator Display:
Angier, Paul (French engraver, active in London, 18th century); published by P. Brookes [preferred,GRISC]
publisher Sayer, Robert (British printer, publisher, 1725-1794) [500015707]
artist Servandoni, Giovanni Niccolò (Italian architect, painter, and scenographer in France, 1695-1766) [500026775]
printmaker Angier, Paul (French engraver, active in London, 18th century) [500056378]
publisher Brookes, P. (British book dealer, active 18th century) [500353654]
Locations:
Current: Getty Research Institute, Special Collections (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500353615] Getty Research Institute, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Credit Line: copyright J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Research Institute, Special Collections
Address Note: 1200 Getty Center Dr., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1688
Other: Publication: City of London [7011798] London (inhabited place), Greater London (metropolitan area), England (country), United Kingdom (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: 1 print: etching, engraving
engraving (printing process) [300053225]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
etching (printing process) [300053241]
.......(Activities Facet, Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name), <processes and techniques (processes and techniques)>, <processes and techniques by specific type>, image-making processes and techniques, <printing and printing processes and techniques>, printing processes, intaglio printing processes)
prints (visual works) [300041273]
.......(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Dimensions: plate mark 27.2 x 44.5 cm, on sheet ca. 37.7 x 55 cm
General Subject:
event (preferred )
history and legend
architecture

Specific Subjects:
fireworks (visual works) [300249836]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>) (AAT)
perspective view (image) [300034294]
.....(Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by form>, <visual works by form: image form>, <images by method of representation>, <images by method of projection>) (AAT)
ephemeral structure [300007997]
.....(Objects Facet, Built Environment (Hierarchy Name), Single Built Works (Hierarchy Name), single built works (built environment), <single built works by specific type>, <single built works by design>) (AAT)
festivals [300073472]
.....(Activities Facet, Events, events (activities), celebrations) (AAT)
Term Not Found
..... AAT Candidate
George II, King of Great Britain (British king, 1683-1760) [500353655]
.....(Non-Artists) (ULAN)
Green Park [7544533]
.....(Greater London (metropolitan area), England (country), United Kingdom (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet)) (TGN)
customs (social) [300055807]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, <culture and related concepts>, culture-related concepts) (AAT)
Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle, (1748)
..... Iconography Candidate

Provenance: EPG
Inscriptions: A perspective view of the building for the fireworks in the Green Park, taken from the reservoir P. Brookes del. ; P. Angier sculp. Inscriptions on the fireworks display: GEORGIVS II REX // VIVAT / REX
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Perspective view of the building for the fireworks in the Green Park, taken from the reservoir........ [GRISC,VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
Fireworks display designed by Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, seen from Green Park, London, in 1749, celebrating the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle........ [VP]
........ GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-) note
Subject: ....... [GRISC,VP]
....................... Lotz, A. Das Feuerwerk p. 50-51
....................... Brock, A. St. H. A history of fireworks p. 48-52
Note:
English ..... [GRISC,VP]
..... GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (2012-)
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