"[grand?] foquet", 1793, not in OED

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Dec 26 00:40:40 UTC 2013

"The grand foquet raises the human countenance, or any other object
from the size of miniature to that of life and reflects it with all
its tints and shades on canvass; so that an exact likeness may be
preserved, tho' so varied in size."

New-York Daily Gazette, 1793 Aug. 7, 3/1.  EAN.


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