Catalogue of the magnificent contents of Alton Towers, the princely seat of the earls of Shrewsbury : which (by order of the executors of the late Right Hon. Bertram Arthur, Earl of Shrewsbury) will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Christie & Manson, at the Towers, on Monday, July 6, 1857, and twenty-nine following days (Sundays excepted), at twelve o'clock precisely.
- [London] : [Christie & Manson], 1857.
London : Printed by W. Clowes and Sons,
- Physical Description:
- iv, 218 pages ; 21 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDA660.A55 C35 1857Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. WalterView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 23727
Date of sale: July 6-August 8, 1857.
Place of sale: London.
Holmes, M. Country house described, page 20
BAC: British Art Center DA660.A55i C35 1857 copy bound in publisher's original blind-stamped red cloth. Inscribed: Louisa Willcox, June 23rd 1857.
BAC: British Art Center N8640.N6 v. 23 copy is annotated in graphite with sale prices for some lots.The volume bound in publisher's oroginal blind-stamped red cloth. Armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
- Subject Terms:
- Alton Towers (England).Arms and armor -- Private collections -- Catalogs.Art -- Private collections -- England -- Staffordshire -- Catalogs.Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Auctions -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Private collections -- Catalogs.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.Drawing, European -- Catalogs.Furniture -- Private collections -- England -- Staffordshire -- Catalogs.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Painting, British -- Catalogs.Painting, European -- Catalogs.Shrewsbury, Bertram Arthur Earl of, 1832-1856 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Willcox, Louisa -- Autograph.
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