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Buchanan, William, 1777–1864
Prospectus of a work of engravings of twelve in number upon the scale of Sir Robert Strange's largest works : and of a smaller work, consisting of fifteen portraits, or single figures, on the scale of Vandyke's Book of Heads : to be executed by the most eminent artists of the present period : both works to be under the direction of William Buchanan, Esq.
London : [publisher not identified], 1813.
Physical Description:
8, [1] pages ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE628.3 .P76 1813a+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Prospectus. The publication proposed is unidentified.
The publication proposed is unidentified.
"The first number of the work of portraits and ideal characters will be delivered at the historic gallery, no. 87 Pall-Mall, before the close of 1813. Mr. Dixon, Jun., at the Historic Gallery, 87 Pall-Mall, will receive names of such gentlemen as may choose to become subscribers to either series of these engravings."--Page. 8. In the Yale Center for British Art copy, the name "Mr. Dixon, Jun." is crossed out and replaced (in manuscript) with the name "Mr. Stone."
Page [9]: "Terms to subscribers."
Subject Terms:
Book industries and trade -- England.
Engraving -- England -- 19th century.

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