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Creator:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Title(s):

Bowles's polite recreation in drawing : containing picturesque portraits of fashionable faces that frequent the genteel watering places : including fifty-two well known heads and the animals they resemble.

Additional Title(s):

Polite recreation in drawing.

Published/Created:
London : Printed and sold by the proprietor Carington Bowles, [1779].
Physical Description:
[1], [26] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC1470 B78 1779
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates dated 1779.
Engraved throughout.
BAC: Original wrappers, as issued.
BAC: [1779] penciled in on t.p.
Subject Terms:
Animals.
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Engraving -- Specimens -- Early works to 1800.
Wit and humor, Pictorial -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
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