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Creator:
Calvert, Frederick, fl. 1811-1844, ill.
Title(s):

The Isle of Wight illustrated : in a series of coloured views / engraved in aqua-tint by P. Roberts, from original drawings of the late F. Calvert, accompanied by a succinct, historical, geographical and topographical description of the Island.

Published/Created:
London : G.H. Davidson, 1846.
Physical Description:
[8], 63, [1] p., [22] leaves of plates : ill. map ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.W6 C35 1846+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.W6 C35 1846+ Copy 2 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:
Half t.p.
Aquatints by Percy Roberts; after Frederick Calvert.
Map lithographed by Edmund Walker. Printed by Day & Haghe.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 351
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 352
BAC: British Art Center has two copies both of which are Abbey copies. Copy 1 is bound in original blue cloth binding. Front cover with double rule border enclosing a fancy floral oval pattern with title lettered in center of oval. Autograph: Sophia Welsh, 1847. Bookseller ticket: G.L. Marshall of Southampton. Plate 4 reads 'Ryde' whereas plate 4 in copy 2 reads 'Ryde. Plate 1". Copy 2 is a different issue. Cf. Abbey. Bound in original red cloth binding. Front cover with double lined frame in blind enclosing an inner frame in gilt with gilt corner ornaments, enclosing a small gilt wreath with title.
Subject Terms:
Davidson, G.H. -- Publisher.
Day & Haghe -- Printer.
Isle of Wight (England) -- Description and travel.
Isle of Wight (England) -- History.
Lithograph, Colored -- Specimens -- 1846.
Marshall, G.L. -- Bookseller.
Welsh, Sophia -- Autograph, 1847.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1846.
Contributors:
Roberts, Percy, engraver.
Walker, Edmund, lithographer.
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  • History of the Isle of Wight
  • Newport
  • Carisbrook Castle, with an engraving
  • Carisbrook Village, with an engraving
  • Godshill, or Gad's Hill
  • Saint Catherine's Hill
  • The Alexandrian Pillar
  • Ryde, with two engravings
  • St. John's
  • Quarr Abbey, with an engraving
  • Brading, with an engraving
  • Sandown
  • Shanklin Chine, with two engravings
  • Shanklin or Sandown Bay, with an engraving
  • St. Catherine's
  • Luccombe Chine
  • Bonchurch, with an engraving
  • Boniface Cottage
  • Blackgang Chine, with an engraving.

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