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Havell, William, 1782–1857
A series of picturesque views of the River Thames / from the drawings of Wm. Havell ; dedicated to the Commissioners of the Thames Navigation, by their humble servant Robt. Havell.
London : Published August 1, 1818, by Thomas McLean, 1818.
Physical Description:
[13] leaves : illustrations ; 59 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2014 9
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"Second edition. The first edition was published in 1812 by the engraver, with the imprint: London, Published May 1812 by R. Havell No. 3 Chapel Street Tottenham Court Road."--Abbey
Engraved throughout, including title page.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, page 215
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, page 265
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 433
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary crimson gilt-tooled morocco. On each plate, the signature "Engraved by R. Havell" shows an erasure between the letter "R." and "Havell."
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England.
Thames River (England) -- Pictorial works.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1818.
McLean, T. (Thomas), publisher.
Havell, Robert, 1769-1832, engraver.

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  • Abingdon Bridge & Church
  • Wallingford Castle, taken in 1810 while the bridge was repairing
  • Caversham Bridge, near Reading
  • View of the Thames at Streatley
  • An island on the Thames near Park Place, Oxfordshire
  • The Weir, from Marlow Bridge
  • Clifden Spring and Woods, near Maiden head
  • View of Taplow, from Maidenhead Bridge
  • Windsor Castle
  • Datchet Ferry, near Windsor
  • Staines Church, wih the City Stone on the Banks of the Thames.

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