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Creator:
Witton, Philip Henry.
Title(s):

Views of the ruins of the principal houses destroyed during the riots at Birmingham = Vues des ruines des principaux batiments qui ont souffert dans les emeutes de Birmingham.

Additional Title(s):

Vues des ruines des principaux batiments qui ont souffert dans les emeutes de Birmingham

Published/Created:
[London ] : [Printed for J. Johnson], 1791 [i.e. 1792]
Physical Description:
[9] leaves, [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 x 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B6 W58 1791+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B6 W58 1791+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Anonymous. Descriptions in English and French by P.H. Witton and John Edwards; aquatints engraved by William Ellis after drawings by P.H. Witton.
The plates bear the imprint: "London. Published 1 May, 1792, by J. Johnson".
Includes view of Dr. Priestley's house and laboratory, followed by a short account of its demolition.
Cover title.
Text in parallel English and French.
Priestley bibliography, 128
ESTC (RLIN), T44129
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 48
MED,HSL 18th cent Priestley Riots: In slip case (34 cm.) with binder's title: The riots at Birmingham.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies, cased together. Both bound in original printed wrapeers. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Uncolored aquatints. Copy 2 has hand-colored aquatints.
Subject Terms:
Birmingham (England) -- History -- Early works to 1800.
Birmingham (England) -- Riot, 1791.
Buildings -- England -- Birmingham -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Dissenters, Religious -- England -- Birmingham -- Early works to 1800.
Johnson, J. -- Publisher.
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804 -- Homes and haunts.
Riots -- England -- Birmingham -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1791.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1791.
Contributors:
Ellis, William, 1747-1810, engraver.
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  • The new meeting
  • The Rev. Dr. Priestley's house and Elaboratory, Fair-hill
  • Baskerville House, the residence of John Ryland, Esq.
  • Bordesley Hall, the seat of John Taylor Esq.
  • The house of William Hutton Esq, Saltley
  • The house of George Humphrys Esq. Spark Brook
  • The house of William Russell Esq. Showell Green
  • Moseley Hall, the residence of Lady Carhampton.

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