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Creator:
Fittler, James, 1758-1835, etcher.
Title:
Scotia depicta, or, the antiquities, castles, public buildings, noblemen and gentlemen's seats, cities, towns, and picturesque scenery, of Scotland : illustrated in a series of finished etchings / by James Fittler, A.R.A. and engraver to His Majesty, from accurate drawings made on the spot by John Claude Nattes ; with descriptions, antiquarian, historical, and picturesque.
Alternate Title(s):
Antiquities, castles, public buildings, noblemen and gentlemen's seats, cities, towns, and picturesque scenery, of Scotland
Published/Created:
London : Printed by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, and published by W. Miller, Old Bond Street; J.C. Nattes, 92, New Bond Street; J. Fittler, 62, Upper Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square; Longman and Rees, Paternoster Row; Manners and Miller, and Hill, Edinburgh, 1804.
Physical Description:
[52] leaves, 48 [that is, 49] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 31 x 46 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 41
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published in 12 parts, between 1801 and 1804.
Contains 48 plates and an added engraved title page.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 486
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. In original parts, in printed wrappers. Includes prospectuses for Scotia depicta (in part 2) and Pyne's Microcosm (part 4). The etchings are hand-colored.
Subject Terms:
Castles -- Scotland -- Pictorial works.
Landscapes -- Scotland -- Pictorial works.
Scotland -- Pictorial works.
Scotland.
Form/Genre:
Pictorial works.
Etchings -- 1804.
Book prospectuses.
Contributors:
Nattes, John Claude, 1765?-1822, illustrator.
Bensley, Thomas, approximately 1760-1835, printer.
Miller, William, 1769-1844, publisher.
Nattes, John Claude, 1765?-1822, publisher.
Fittler, James, 1758-1835, publisher.
Longman and Rees (London, England), publisher.
Manners and Miller, publisher.
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