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A Set of prints engraved after the most capital paintings in the collection of Her Imperial Majesty, the Empress of Russia. Lately in the possession of the Earl of Orford at Houghton in Norfolk; with plans, elevations, sections, chimney pieces & ceilings ...

Published/Created:
London, Published by John & Josiah Boydell, 1788.
Physical Description:
2 v. 162 plates (incl. fronts., engr. t.-p.'s, ports. plans) on 133 leaves. 69 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B N 2
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Plates by Caroline Watson, Ashby, F. Bartolozzi, P.P. Choffard, James Mason, Valentine Green, J.B. Michel, P.C. Canot, John Browne, Richard Earlom, William Byrne, James Peake, J.K. Sherwin, J. Spilsbury, Josiah Boydell, James Watson, William Pether, D. Lerpiniere, John Murphy, P. Fourdrinier, Richd. Read, R.S. Ravenet, Picot, Poilly, Robt. Dunkarton, John Hall, James Fittler, S.F. Ravenet, G. White, L. Sailliar, William Walker, Aliamet, Pye, F. Vivares, Sedgwick, Francis Legat, William Sharp, Peter Simon, James Heath, Charles
BAC : A few plates are proofs before letters.
BAC : Most plates published by John Boydell; dated 1774-1788.
BAC : Title vignettes, mounted.
BAC : "List of prints" in English and French, in parallel columns.
BEIR JJ495 C284 788B 1: Imperfect: plans numbered 2-10 and all plates but 7 wanting from v. 1; all plates but 9 wanting from v. 2. Armorial bookplate: Michael Powell. Bookplate: Ex Museo Arbuteano, W.S. Lewis.
Text extracted from Horace Walpole's Ædes Walpoliana, according to the British Museum Catalogue.
A collection formed by the 1st Earl of Orford, and disposed of by the 3rd Earl.
Dedication signed John Boydell.
Subject Terms:
Houghton Hall (England)
Lewis, W. S. (Wilmarth Sheldon), 1895-1979 -- Bookplate.
Painting -- Private collections.
Powell, Michael -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Orford, George Walpole, Earl of, 1730-1791.
Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745.
Catherine II, Empress of Russia, 1729-1796.
Boydell, John, 1719-1804.
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Ædes Walpolianæ.
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