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Creator:
Brown, Richard, architect.
Title(s):

The principles of practical perspective, or, Scenographic projection : containing universal rules for delineating designs on various surfaces and taking views from nature by the most simple and expeditious methods, to which are added, rules for shadowing, and the elements of painting, the whole treated in a manner calculated to render the science of perspective and the art of drawing easy of attainment to every capacity : illustrated with fifty-one plates / by Richard Brown ; architect and professor of perspective.

Additional Title(s):

Principles of practical perspective

Scenographic projection

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Samuel Leigh, in the Strand: sold also by R. Ackermann, Repository of the Arts, 101, Strand; J. Harding, St. James's Street; and J. Taylor, Architectural Library, High Holborn, 1815.
Physical Description:
xviii, 96 p., 51 leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC750 .B76 1815+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations by T.L Busby; after Richard Brown.
Printed by L. Harrison & J.C. Leigh, 373, Strand.
NSTC, B4820
Archer, 25.1
British Architectural Library. Early Imprints Collection. Early printed books, 1478-1840. London : Bowker-Saur, 1994-[2003], 436
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks plates 36 and 39.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1815.
Harding, J. -- Publisher.
Harrison, L. -- Printer.
Leigh, J.C. -- Printer.
Leigh, Samuel -- Publisher.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Perspective -- Technique.
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1873.
Contributors:
Brown, Richard, architect, ill.
Busby, Thomas Lord, engraver.
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