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Image of Edinburgh Castle

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Francis Nicholson
British (1753 - 1844) Primary



Edinburgh Castle

ca. 1825
Aquatint

10 in. x 14 in. (25.4 cm x 35.56 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: JNE.1417
Geography: Europe, Great Britain
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Aquatints
Culture/Nationality: British
Collection: John N. Estabrook Collection

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  • aquatint - An intaglio etching technique in which a metal plate is sprinkled with a finely-powdered resin (asphaltum, rosin, etc.); the plate is heated to melt the resin, then cooled, and placed in an acid bath. The acid lightly etches areas not covered with the resin. The results in a plate with fine pockmarks. The process was invented in the 1760s by J.B. LePrince. Aquatints were popular until the late 1830s.
  • architecture
  • British - Refers to the culture of the modern nation of the United Kingdom. It also refers to the cultures of historical nations that had Great Britain as the central ruling power. For the culture of the ancient Britons, who were those tribes that spoke the Celtic (Brythonic) language, use "Ancient British."

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