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Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist.
Title(s):

[Oxford and Cambridge]

Published/Created:
London : Pub. Novr. 1st, 1809, at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101, Strand, 1809[-1811]
Physical Description:
12 prints : hand-colored aquatints ; sheets 33 x 42 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2014 19
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
"Rowlandson's views in Oxford and Cambridge, 1810 [sic], deserve notice for the slight and pleasing manner with which he has characterised the architecture of the places mentioned; but it is impossible to surpass the originality of his figures ..."--Malcolm.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Imprint from the first plate (as bound in the YCBA copy). The prints are variously dated from 1809 to 1811.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 425
Grego, J. Rowlandson the caricaturist, v. 2, p. 184
Malcolm, J. Historical sketch of the art of caricaturing, p. 149
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 276
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in later full crimson levant morocco, by Wood; each print is matted.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Cambridge -- Pictorial works.
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Oxford -- Pictorial works.
Universities and colleges -- England -- Cambridge -- Pictorial works.
Universities and colleges -- England -- Oxford -- Pictorial works.
University of Cambridge -- Pictorial works.
University of Oxford -- Pictorial works.
Wood -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1809-1811.
Satires (Visual works).
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
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  • Magdalen College, Oxford
  • The entrance to the Cloisters at Magdalen College
  • View of Merton College Oxford
  • St. Mary's Church. Radclivian Library
  • Front view of Christ Church, Oxford
  • View of the Theatre, Printing House & Oxford
  • View of the Observatory, Oxford
  • View of Oxford Castle
  • Emanuel College, Cambridge
  • Emanuel College Garden, Cambridge
  • Quadrangle of King's College, Cambridge
  • Inside view of the Public Library, Cambridge.

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