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Barker, Benjamin, 1776–1838
Forty-eight aquatint colored engravings / by Theodore Fielding, from a work containing forty-eight subjects of landscape scenery, principally views in and near Bath, painted in oil by Benjamin Barker.
Additional Title(s):
At head of title: Fine arts
Bath : Clark, Printer, 1824.
Physical Description:
48 leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 24 x 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B3 B37 1824+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
"Published by subscription in 1824."--Title page.
"A number of booksellers seem to have bound and published these plates under different title pages. I have seen such title-pages for ten and twenty aquatints by A.E. Binns of Bath, both 1821 ... and another for forty-eight plates"--Cf. Abbey.
All plates mounted on original brown paper, and framed with an ink rule; all titles numbered and printed on slips pasted at foot of the mount. Numbering from 1-48. No imprints or signatures.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 76
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 45
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in later half red morocco with marbled boards by Bayntun, Bath.
Subject Terms:
Bath (England) -- Pictorial works.
Bayntun -- Binder.
Clark -- Printer.
Landscapes -- England -- Bath.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Barker, Benjamin, 1776-1838, ill.

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