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Title: 1952P21 Urne Buriall and The Garden of Cyrus
Description: 1952P21 - page 4
Book - Urne Buriall and The Garden of Cyrus, 1932
Artist: Paul Nash (d. 1946)
Author: Sir Thomas Browne
Printer: Curwen Press
Publisher: Cassell & Co Ltd
*The text is from Quintillian's Institutio Oratoria VIII.3.ix: “Quid [illo] quincunce speciosius, qui, in quamcumque partem spectaveris, rectus est?”; roughly, “What more beautiful [way to plant trees] than the quincunx, that, from whatever direction you regard it, presents straight lines?”
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Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, 1952.