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Creator:
Allen, William, 1793-1864, ill.
Title(s):

Picturesque views on the river Niger : sketched during Lander's last visit in 1832-33 / by Commander William Allen.

Published/Created:
London : J. Murray : 1840.
Physical Description:
18 p., [11] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill., map ; 28 x 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT360 .A45 1840+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT360 .A45 1840+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT360 .A45 1840+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The descriptive notices have been chiefly extracted from his diary."--P. vi.
Tinted lithographs by Charles Haghe, Thomas Picken, and W.L. Walton; after William Allen.
Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, Charing Cross.
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 284
List of subscribers: p. [17]-18.
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in blind-stamped brown ribbed cloth. Title in gilt on front cover with gilt armorial device: Views on the River Niger. Plates are hand-colored. Copy 2 bound in original printed wrappers. Plates are hand-colored. Copy 3 also bound in original printed wrappers. Inscribed: From the widow of the late Rev. R.J. Knight, Throwley, 1899. Plates are un-colored.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann -- Publisher.
Allen, William, 1793-1864.
Hodgson & Graves -- Publisher.
Lander, John, 1807-1839.
Lander, Richard, 1804-1834.
Murray, J. -- Publisher.
Niger -- Description and travel.
Niger Expedition (1832-1833)
Niger River -- Pictorial works.
W. Clowes and Sons -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature.
Subscribers' lists.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1840.
Lithographs -- 1840.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Haghe, Charles, -1888, lithographer.
Picken, Thomas, -1870, lithographer.
Walton, W. L., active 1834-1855, lithographer.
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  • Map: A part of the River Niger & Chadda. Surveyed in 1832-3
  • Views on the Nun Branch of the River Niger
  • Procession to Ibu
  • Cliffs at Attah
  • Mountains & market canoes near Bokweh
  • Huts at Jogguh
  • The Palaver
  • The confluence of the Rivers Niger and Chadda
  • Mount Patteh from Bangadeh
  • The King giving judgement at the gate of his palace
  • The interior of the Chief Malem's House
  • The morning call
  • Attah
  • [Seven strip views of the Niger with place names].

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