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Title:
Dickinsons' comprehensive pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851, from the originals painted for H.R.H. Prince Albert, by Messrs. Nash, Haghe, and Roberts, R.A. ...
Published/Created:
London, Dickinson, Brothers, 1854.
Physical Description:
18 parts in 9. color plates. 60 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B T 2
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B T 2
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.


Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B T 2
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Mostly printed in five colours, they were subsequently coloured by hand to provide either additional hues or depth of tone to the printed colours. Varnish was also applied in places to provide further richness to an image."--Twyman.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery 251
Twyman, M. History of chromolithography, 131
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 161
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC : "Henry Vizetelly, printer and engraver."
BAC : British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 is in parts with the original wrappers. Copy 1 has advertisements on the back wrappers. Copy 1 retains the protective envelopes in which parts 1-3 were packaged; these envelopes are labelled Sir W. Middleton, Bt., Whitehall. Copy 2 is the Abbey copy and is bound in one volume by M.M. Holloway. In copy 2 the frontispiece is the plate entitled "Central view of the exterior of the building."
BAC: Copy 3 is in 2 volumes in a publisher's binding, with a separate t.-p. to vol. 2. The plates in copy 3 are proofs. The frontispiece to vol. 1 is entitled "Waiting for the Queen." The frontispiece to vol. 2 is entitled "The transept."
Exhibition History:
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Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978)

Subject Terms:
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Contributors:
Nash, Joseph, 1809-1878.
Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885.
Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
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