OT: The first restaurat sign

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sun Mar 14 14:05:21 UTC 2010

The Gentleman's Magazine, Vol. 35 (1765), p. 124:

On the South side of the bottom story is fixed a white marble
escucheon, charged with this inscription:

Rursus emendat et restaurat

           }  GEORGII III, regis ado.
Anno  }
           } DOMINI          1762

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