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Artis, Edmund Tyrell, 1789–1847

The Durobrivae of Antoninus : identified and illustrated in a series of plates : exhibiting the excavated remains of that Roman station, in the vicinity of Castor, Northamptonshire : including the mosaic pavements, inscriptions, paintings in fresco, baths, iron and glass furnaces, potters' kilns, implements for coining, and the manufacture of earthen vessels, war and other instruments in brass, iron, ivory, &c / discovered by E.T. Artis, F.S.A.F.G.S. &c. &c.

London : Printed for the author, and sold by J. Cumberland, 19, Ludgate Hill : J. Rodwell, New Bond Street : and J.B. Nichols and Sons, 25, Parliament Street, 1828.
Physical Description:
7, [1] pages, LX leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), plans ; 45 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2016 45
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Intaglio plates (including maps) engraved by Edward Smith Weddell; after Artis.
Lithographs by William Gauci, George Scharf, and James Duffield Harding; after Artis. Printed by Charles Hullmandel.
Page [8] is blank.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in maroon half morocco with marbled boards.
A comprehensive pictorial reproduction of the buildings and artifacts found at the excavation of a Roman settlement in Northamptonshire, including mosaics, inscriptions, frescoes, baths, furnaces, kilns, coin-minting tools, pottery tools, and various other objects, including several maps of the site. Artis may have also intended a text to accompany the plates, but it was never published (see ODNB).
Subject Terms:
Cambridgeshire (England) -- Antiquities, Roman.
Cambridgeshire (England) -- Antiquities.
Durobrivae (Extinct city)
England -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Cambridgeshire.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Northamptonshire.
Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman.
Itinerarium Antonini.
Peterborough (England) -- Antiquities, Roman -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- 1828.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1828.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1828.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1828.
Rodwell, J. (John), active 1812-1854, bookseller.
Cumberland, John, active 1826-1847, bookseller.
J.B. Nichols and Sons, bookseller.
Gauci, William, lithographer.
Harding, James Duffield, 1798-1863, lithographer.
Scharf, George, 1788-1860, lithographer.
Weddell, Edward Smith, 179601858, engraver.
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850, printer of plates.

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