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Creator:
Abbot, Henry, 1768-1840, author, illustrator, engraver.
Title(s):

Antiquities of Rome : comprising twenty-four select views of its principal ruins : illustrated by a panoramic outline of the modern city, taken from the capitol / from drawings by Henry Abbott, Esq., made in the year 1818.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by John Tyler, Rathbone Place, and published by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster Row, 1820.
Physical Description:
[25] leaves, [25] leaves of plates (1 folded) : illustrations ; 61 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 179 (Folio B)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 179A (Folio B)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engravings by Henry Abbot, Theodore Henry Fielding, Joshua Gleadah, Daniel Havell, W. Havell & Sons, Samuel Rawle, and Richard Reeve, after Henry Abbot.
"Published in six parts at £1. 1s. each, and, presumably, at £6. 6s. in volume form."--Abbey.
Imprint varies on publisher's printed cover label: "London: Published for the author, at Mr. M'Queen's, No. 72, Newman Street, Oxford Street; and to be had of Messrs. Colnaghi, Cockspur Street; Orme; Rodwell and Martin; and Dickinson, New Bond Street; Sams, St. James's Street; Ackerman [i.e. Ackermann], Strand; Lamb [i.e. Richard Lambe?], Gracechurch Street; Arch, Cornhill; Taylor, Holborn [i.e. Josiah Taylor?]; and Mrs. Stockdale [i.e. Mary Ridgway Stockdale?], Piccadilly. 1820. Tyler, printer, Rathbone Place."
The folded plate is a panorama of Rome, printed on four sheets that have been joined end-to-end.
The text is printed on rectos only.
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, page 325
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 179
BAC: British Art Center T 179 copy is the Abbey copy. The plates are hand-colored, except for the panorama. Bound in contemporary limp cloth portfolio, with publisher's printed label on the front cover.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome.
Architecture -- Rome.
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Rome -- Antiquities.
Form/Genre:
Panoramas.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1820.
Contributors:
Tyler, John, active 1808-1829, printer.
M'Queen, William, active 1817-1835, printer.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, bookseller.
Dickinson, Joseph, 1780-1849, bookseller.
Lambe, Richard, bookseller.
Sams, William, bookseller.
Stockdale, Miss (Mary R.), bookseller.
Taylor, J. (Josiah) bookseller.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Gleadah, Joshua, active 1815-1836, engraver.
Havell, Daniel, -1826? engraver.
Rawle, S., engraver.
Reeve, Richard, 1780-approximately 1835, engraver.
Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, publisher
John and Arthur Arch, bookseller.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., bookseller.
Rodwell and Martin (Firm) bookseller.
W. Havell & Sons, engraver.
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  • Plates: The Pyramid of Caius Cestius
  • Bridge & fort of St. Angelo
  • The Pantheon
  • St. Peter's & the Vatican
  • Coliseum
  • Temple of the Sun & Moon
  • Palace of the Caesars
  • Arch of Titus
  • Temple of Peace
  • Temple of Jupiter
  • The Temple of Antoninus & Faustina
  • Arch of Janus
  • Arch of the Goldsmiths
  • Temple of Vesta
  • Temple of Minerva Medica
  • Column of Antonine Piazza Colonna
  • Column & Forum of Trajan
  • Arch of Constantine
  • Coliseum
  • Temple of Jupiter, Tonans
  • Arch of Septimius Severus
  • The Forum of Nerva
  • The Temple of Pallas
  • The Forum from the Pillar of Phocus.

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