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Barker, Benjamin, 1776–1838

Ten 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.

Frome : Crockers, Printers, 1824.
Physical Description:
[10] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.B3 B375 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, Scenery 45.
A variant of Tooley no. 78.
Titles to the engravings are printed on small slips, affixed to the verso of each plate.
All plates mounted on original buff paper and framed within a rule of pen and ink.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, p. 92
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in half red morocco, gilt. Title slips missing on three plates. Bookplate: Hilda Leyel.
Subject Terms:
Crockers -- Printer.
Leyel, Hilda -- Bookplate.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Barker, Benjamin, 1776-1838, ill.

  • [Stoke in Bath]
  • Hampton cliffs
  • Wick, near Bath
  • [Title lacking]
  • Weston, near Bath
  • Wick, near Bath
  • [Castle Combe, near Bath]
  • Scene near Midford
  • Wick, near Bath
  • Wick, near Bath.

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