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Cartwright, Joseph, 1789–1829

[The Ionian Islands]

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Dedication leaf: To His Excellency the Right Honorable Sir Thomas Maitland ... these views are respectfully dedicated by his most obedient servant, Jos. Cartwright, Sb. Pay Genl.

[London] : [Publisher not identified], [1821?]
[London] : G. Havell, printer, Alfred Mews, Tottenham Court Road
Physical Description:
[4] leaves, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 74 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2023 20
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The author's name is completed in manuscript on the dedication leaf.
Title from caption of second letterpress leaf.
Imprint from the dedication leaf. Date of publication from Abbey.
The letterpress comprises a dedication leaf and three leaves of text describing the plates.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 134
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 132
BAC Folio C 2023 20: The Abbey copy. Plates are hand colored. With the author's autograph on the dedication leaf. Bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Cephalonia (Greece : Municipality) -- Pictorial works.
Corfu Island (Greece) -- Pictorial works.
Ionian Islands (Greece) -- Pictorial works.
Ithaca Island (Greece) -- Pictorial works.
Lefkas Island (Greece) -- Pictorial works.
Zakynthos (Greece) -- Pictorial works.
Maitland, Thomas, 1759?-1824, dedicatee.

  • I. The town, citadel, and harbour of Corfu, from the Island of Vido
  • II. The feast of Saint Jason and Sosipatros, in the Island of Corfu
  • III. The Street of Vasili, from the esplanade in Corfu, with a procession of Saint Spiridione
  • IV. The ferry of Perama, entrance to the southern passage of Corfu, and Homers Island, called "The Ship of Ulysses"
  • V. Santa Maura, from the upper acropolis of the ancient city of Leucadia
  • VI. Sappho's Leap at Cape Ducato
  • VII. The Sanita, or health office, at Santa Maura
  • VIII. View of the town and harbour of Vathi, in Ithaca
  • IX. View of the fountain of Arethusa, and Rock Korax, in Ithaca
  • X. Town and harbour of Argostoli, in Cephalonia
  • XI. The Piazza of Saint Mark, in Zante
  • XII. The town and harbour of Zante.

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