CollectionGeorge III Essays
ReferenceGEO/ADD/32/1742-1760
Title"The Description and Use of a New Instrument Called, an Architectonic Sector"
Date[1746-?1761]
DescriptionThese papers may be an early draft of "The Description and Use of a New Instrument Called, an Architectonic Sector: By which Any Part of Architecture May be Drawn with Facility and Exactness" by John Joshua Kirby. [George III is thought to have funded this work]
Notes'George III. Private Papers. Essays VI. Taxes Miscellaneous'
Published in "Dr Brook Taylor's method of perspective made easy" by Joshua Kirby. George III's copy of this work dated 1761 is held in the British Library (ref 56.i.19-20). A 2nd edition dated 1765 is held in the Royal Collection (RCIN 1150780)
LanguageEnglish
Extent19 documents
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript papers
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