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Creator:
Brookshaw, George, 1751-1823, ill.
Title(s):

Groups of flowers : drawn and accurately coloured after nature : with full directions for the young artist, designed as a companion to the treatise on flower painting / by George Brookshaw, Esq. ; author of the Pomona Britannica, Treatise on flower painting, &c.

Edition:
Second edition.
Published/Created:
London : Published by Thomas. McLean, printed by Turner and Hadley, Minerva Press, Queen's buildings, Cheltenham, 1819.
Physical Description:
20 p., [12] leaves of plates. : ill. ; 37 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7680 .B76 1819+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7680 .B76 1819+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With two copies of each plate, one colored and one uncolored.
Each pair of plates accompanied by descriptive letterpress with directions for coloring.
The final plate is signed: Painted from nature by G. Brookshaw, published by John Lepard.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 97
NSTC, 2B50775
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, C474
Publisher's advertisement on p. [6].
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in blind- and gilt-tooled dark blue morocco; gilt edges. Has bound with it: Groups of fruit / George Bradshaw. Second edition. London : T. McLean, 1819; and, Six birds accurately drawn from nature / George Bradshaw. London : T. McLean, 1819.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in red boards with publisher's printed title label on front cover. Illegible inscription on title page. Cased with: Groups of fruit / George Bradshaw. Second edition. London : T. McLean, 1819; and, Six birds accurately drawn from nature / George Bradshaw. Second edition. London : T. McLean, 1819.
Subject Terms:
Botanical illustration -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Decoration and ornament -- Plant forms -- Great Britain.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Flowers in art.
Lepard, John -- Publisher.
McLean, Thomas -- Publisher.
Turner and Hadley -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Stipple engravings -- 1819.
Stipple engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
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