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Creator:
Tomkins, Charles, 1757-1823, ill.
Title(s):

A tour to the Isle of Wight : illustrated with eighty views / drawn and engraved in aqua tinta by Charles Tomkins ; in two volumes.

Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.W6 T66 1796+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates are dated from 1794 to 1796.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 344
ESTC (RLIN), T137258
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, no. 3848
Includes errata at end of v. 2.
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Large paper copy. Bound, 2 v. in 1, in half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Abbeys -- England -- Isle of Wight -- Early works to 1800.
Castles -- England -- Isle of Wight -- Early works to 1800.
Country homes -- England -- Isle of Wight. -- Early works to 1800.
Isle of Wight -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Isle of Wight -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Kearsley, G. -- Publisher.
Landscape -- England -- Isle of Wight -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1796.
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  • West view of Netley Abbey
  • Inside view of Netley Abbey
  • Netley Abbey Fort
  • Calshot Castle
  • Cowes Harbour
  • Cowes Castle
  • Norton Lodge the seat of Mr. Binstead
  • Hurst Castle
  • Allum Bay and the Needles
  • West end of the Isle of Wight
  • Black-Gang chine
  • Northwood Church
  • Entrance in to Newropt [sic]
  • Medina River
  • Medina River
  • Fairlee the seat of John White Esqr.
  • Newport from Fairlee
  • Entrance of Carisbrook Castle
  • Keep at Carisbrook Castle
  • Ancient monument at Carisbrook
  • Carisbrook Church
  • Swainston, the seat of Sir John Barrington, Bart.
  • Monument at Calborne
  • Calborne Church
  • Westover, the seat of L.T. Holmes, Esq.
  • Froghill, the seat of Fitz. Barrington, Esq.
  • Shalfleet Church
  • Thorley Church
  • Yarmouth Castle
  • Yarmouth Church
  • Norton Cottage, the retreat of Sir A.S. Hammond
  • Freshwater Church
  • Entrance of Freshwater Cave
  • Cave at Freshwater
  • Distant view of St. Catherine's
  • Freshwater, Freshwater gate and Main-bench
  • Brook Church
  • Motteston Church
  • Brixton Church
  • Monument at Shorwell
  • Shorwell Church
  • Culver Cliffs
  • Path to Hermit's Hole
  • Brading
  • St. Helen's
  • Spithead from Priory Rocks
  • Barnsley Wood
  • Ride
  • Binstead Church
  • Wootton River
  • Wootton Church
  • Whippingham Church
  • Shide Bridge
  • Gatcombe Church, Monument at Gatcombe
  • Chale Church
  • Blackgang, looking to sea
  • Chale Bay
  • St. Catherine's
  • Niton Church
  • Knowles, looking west
  • Mirables, from Cripple Path
  • Wolverton Undercliff
  • St. Laurence
  • Steephill
  • Western Lines
  • Ventnor Mill
  • Bonchurch Village
  • Bon Church
  • Dunnofe
  • Bonchurch Shute
  • Luccombe Chine
  • Shanklin Church
  • Antique chest at Shanklin
  • Shanklin Chine
  • Horse Ledge.

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