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Creator:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834.
Title(s):

Fifth book containing nine imitations of drawings of fashionable carriage : on a half inch scale to a foot.

Additional Title(s):

Nine imitations of drawings of fashionable carriages, on a half inch scale to a foot

Published/Created:
London ; Published January 1st 1799, by R. Ackermann, No. 101, Strand, and at J. G. Beygang's, Leipzig, 1799.
[Leipzig] : Published January 1st 1799, by R. Ackermann, No. 101, Strand, and at J. G. Beygang's, Leipzig, 1799.
Physical Description:
[2] p., 9 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 24 x 34 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 3 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 3 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
In Germany, Ackermann had been trained as a coach-builder. Coming to England as a young man, he spent almost ten years furnishing designs to the principal coach-builders in London.
Ackermann issued a series of 13 books on carriages from 1791 to 1820. See: Ford.
Cover title, on publisher's printed label.
Ford, J. Ackermann, p. 220
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 bound in red quarter leather and green cloth, with printed title label on front cover: Nine imitations of drawings of fashionable carriages, on a half inch scale to a foot. Contains a 10th plate, not called for in the contents, dated 1793 and signed "J. Hattchet, Invt."
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 lacks the letterpress contents leaf. Bound in original gray paper wrappers with publisher's printed title label on front cover: Fifth book containing nine imitations of drawings of fashionable carriages, on a half inch scale to a foot.
Aquatint engravings of contemporary carriages.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, Rudolph -- Publisher.
Carriages and carts -- Great Britain -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Carriages and carts -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Transportation -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1799.
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  • 1. A Compass Perch Coach
  • 2. A Crane-Neck Coach
  • 3. A Compass Perch Chariot
  • 4. A Crane-Neck Chariot
  • 5. A Very Stilish Post Chaise
  • 6. A New Fashioned Crane-Neck Phaeton
  • 7. A Half Pannelled Curricle
  • 8. A Single Horse Chaise
  • 9. A Travelling Curricle.

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