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Buckler, John, 1770–1851
[Views of English cathedrals and churches]
[England], [1798-1814]
Physical Description:
66 prints and 1 drawing in 1 portfolio : etching, aquatint, and watercolor ; sheets 56 x 73 cm or smaller
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2023 11a
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The collection may have been presented by Buckler to Sir George Pretyman Tomline, Bishop of Lincoln and then Worcester. Pretyman's bookplate ("Orwell Park") is affixed to the portfolio.
Title devised by cataloger.
Many of the views are present in multiple states, e.g. before and after application of aquatint. Includes one watercolor (by Buckler), of Lincoln Cathedral.
Subject Terms:
Cathedrals -- Great Britain.
Church architecture -- Great Britain.
Church buildings -- Great Britain.
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, engraver.
Malton, Thomas, 1748-1804, engraver.
Reeve, Richard, 1780-approximately 1835, engraver.
Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.
Lewis, George Robert, 1782-1871, engraver.
Pretyman, George, 1750-1827, former owner.

  • Boston Church, Lincolnshire
  • St. Mary Magdalen College, Oxford (2)
  • Magdalen College Tower
  • Lincoln Cathedral (9)
  • Yeofley Church, near Oxford (3)
  • Church of St. Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey (2)
  • Church of St. Peter in the East, Oxford (2)
  • Sherborne Church, Dorsetshire
  • The Cathedral Church of Salisbury (5)
  • Romsey Church, Hampshire (5)
  • The Cathedral Church of Chichester (2)
  • Saint Andrew's Church, Holborn (2)
  • Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Christ, Canterbury (2)
  • Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St. Peter, York (2)
  • Cathedral and metropolitical Church of St. Peter, York
  • New College, Oxford
  • Cathedral Church of Wells (2)
  • The Cathedral Church of Norwich (2)
  • The Cathedral Church of Lichfield (4)
  • The Cathedral Church of Ely (2)
  • The Cathedral Church of Gloucester (2)
  • The Cathedral Church of Worcester (2)
  • The Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford
  • The Cathedral Church of Winchester
  • Abbey Church of St. Peter, Westminster (2)
  • Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire (2)
  • The Cathedral Church of Durham (2)
  • The Collegiate Church of St. Wilfrid, Ripon
  • Rievaulx Abbey in Yorkshire (2)
  • Eton College.

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