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Title:
The history of the Charter-House : dedicated by permission to the Rev. W. Fisher, D.D. Master of the Charter-House, and prependary of Norwich.
Alternate Title(s):
Charter house
Published/Created:
London : Printed for and published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. L. Harrison, Printer, 373, Strand, 1816.
Physical Description:
32 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA687.C4 H57 1816+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA687.C4 H57 1816+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title, on publisher's printed label: Charter house : illustrated by five coloured engravings.
Aquatints by William James Bennett, Joseph Constantine Stadler, J. Bluck, and Daniel Havell; after William Westall and Augustus Pugin.
Illustrations appear in 'History of the colleges of Winchester, Eton, and Westminster'. London : Printed and published by R. Ackermann, 1816. Cf. Adams.
Abbey, J. R. Scenery, 442
Adams, B. London illustrated 1604-1851, 116
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in 19th century marbled boards with red cloth spine. Only first plate in copy 1 is colored, remaining are in uncolored state. Lacks title page. Bookplate: Coningsby Disraeli. Copy 2 bound in half calf with original paper covered boards. Includes 3 columns of newspaper clippings, about the Charterhouse, pasted to the verso of the title page. Plates are hand-colored.
Contents:
Charter House, from the play ground -- Charter House from the Square -- Charter House school room -- Hall of Charter House -- Dr. Fisher's apartment. Charter House.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Almshouses -- Great Britain.
Charterhouse (Smithfield, London, England : Building) -- History.
Disraeli, Coningsby -- Bookplate.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Harrison, L. -- Printer.
Poor -- England -- London.
Schools -- England -- London.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1816.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1816.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Bennett, W. J. (William James), 1787-1844, engraver.
Stadler, Joseph Constantine, engraver.
Bluck, J., engraver.
Havell, Daniel, d. 1826?, engraver.
Pugin, Augustus, 1762-1832, ill.
Westall, William, 1781-1850, ill.
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