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Creator:
Cosway, Maria Hadfield, 1759-1838, ill.
Title(s):

Progress of female dissipation / engraved by A. Cardon, from the original drawings by Mrs. Cosway.

Published/Created:
London : R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, Apr. 10, 1800.
Physical Description:
[1], 8 leaves of plates : all ill. ; 28 x 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7630 .C67 1800+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7630 .C67 1800+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7630 .C67 1800+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cosway created a complementary series of illustrations, also published by Ackermann in 1800, titled: Progress of female virtue.
Aquatints by Anthony Cardon; after Maria Hadfield Cosway. Title leaf engraved byb I. Girtin.
Engraved throughout and printed on tinted paper to give a midtone.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 270
BAC: British Art Center has three copies, all of which are paired with Cosway's Progress of female virtue Copy 1 bound in later boards; original printed title label (on blue paper) affixed to front cover. Copy 2 bound (in a single volume) with the dissipation series; bound by Rivière. With hand-coloring. Bookplate of Merton Russell Cotes. Copy 3 is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary brown paper boards, with red cloth back and corners.
A series of moral illustrations. Consists of title leaf and eight numbered aquatint engravings, all hand-finished. Each engraved plate includes two lines of verse explaining the indulgent task in which the girl or woman is engaged.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Cotes, Merton Russell -- Bookplate.
Rivière -- Bookbinding -- 1800.
Women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1800.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1800.
Contributors:
Cardon, Anthony, 1772-1813, engraver.
Girtin, I., engraver.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
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