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Inventory no. 90861 - Former Display Label

17th century.

Alabaster. Unsigned and undated. On the column are representations of the five orders of architecture. The model originally had ten polyhedra on the base, but three are now missing. (Of those now there, five are of metal, the other two of alabaster.)
This model was presented to the Bodleian Library, in 1620, by Sir Clement Edmonds (1564?-1622), Clerk of the Council and Fellow of All Souls.

Lent by the Curators of the Bodleian Library.

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