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Creator:
Daniell, William, 1769–1837
Title(s):

To George Dance Esquire R.A., architect to the city of London, &c., these six views of the metropolis of the British Empire are respectfully dedicated / by William Daniell.

Additional Title(s):

Six views of the metropolis of the British Empire

Published/Created:
London : [William Daniell], January 1st, 1805.
Physical Description:
7 prints in 1 portfolio : soft ground etching and aquatint ; platemarks 48 x 72 cm, on sheets 53 x 78 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2023 13 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2023 13 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
With an engraved title sheet.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 208
Adams, B. London illustrated, 1604-1851, 92
BAC Folio C 2023 13 Copy 1: The Abbey copy. Hand-colored. Prints are mounted to the larger sheets of the volume. Bound in contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards. Has bound with: Daniell, William. [Views of the London docks]. ([London] : William Daniell, 1802-1813) -- Dance, George ... Perspective sketch illustrating a design submitted to the consideration of the House of Commons on the improvement of the port of London (London : Published ... for Geo. Dance ... 1800).
BAC Folio C 2023 13 Copy 2: Hand-colored. Prints are loose and individually matted.
Subject Terms:
Cities -- England -- London -- Pictorial works.
London (England) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Bird's-eye views.
Cityscapes.
Aquatints.
Views.
Hand-coloring.
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  • I. London, from Greenwich Park
  • II. London [Tower and the Pool]
  • III. London [London Bridge]
  • IV. London [North bank, with St. Paul's and Blackfriars Bridge]
  • V. London [Somerset House before the Embankment]
  • VI. London [Westminster Abbey & Bridge].

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