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A description of, and critical remarks on the picture of Christ healing the sick in the Temple : painted by Benjamin West ... and presented by him to the Pennsylvania Hospital

Author: John Robinson; William Brown; Thomas Sully; Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.).; Kneass, Young & Co.,
Publisher: Philadelphia, Published by S. W. Conrad, for the Pennsylvania Hospital ; William Brown, printer, 1818.
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Genre/Form: Art
Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1959.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Film number 59-72 no.4
Named Person: Jesus Christ.; Benjamin West; Benjamin West; Jesus Christ
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Robinson; William Brown; Thomas Sully; Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.).; Kneass, Young & Co.,
OCLC Number: 14850239
Notes: Engraved frontispiece: Key to West's picture of Christ healing the sick ... from a sketch by T. Sully, Esqr. Kneass, Young & Co. sc.
One of two identified printings published by Solomon W. Conrad in 1818. In this printing the title page has "A description" printed in solid Roman type, and "in the temple" printed on a single line. The sixth line of the introduction on p. [3] ends "to arrive at"; the description of the lunatic boy appears on p. 14, and that of the two persons carrying the sick man on p. 15; and the second paragraph of the critical remarks on p. 16 begins "The grand conceptions and design of the artist are here perspicuously given ..."
Signatures: [A]⁴ B-C⁴.
NLM copy: the plate is cropped at the head, with loss of the text.
Description: 24 p., [1] folded leaf of plate : ill. (engraving) ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by John Robinson ...

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