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Creator:
Green, Benjamin, 1739-1798.
Title(s):

A drawing book of landscapes / by Benj. N. Green ; drawing master of Christ's Hospital.

Published/Created:
London : Published May 1st, 1786 by W. M. Dickinson, engraver & printseller, Bond Street, [1786]
Physical Description:
[8] leaves of plates. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm. x 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC800 .G74 1786+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved throughout.
Engraved t.p.
Contains 24 views. Included are views of Howerden Castle, Halescurm Abbey, Abingdon Berks, and St. Albans.
Also issued in 1786 with same title and imprint information but with 13 different views. Included are views of Cannonbury House, Chapel at Kingsland, Queen Elizabeth's gate at Newington, Mr. Kensells glass boate [sic] at Ware, St. Kenelms-at-Ware, St. Mary's Rochester, Free-School at Rochester, Halesowen Church, Shropshire, Halesowen Abbey, Shropshire, Queen Elizabeth's gate at Islington, Gateway to Giffords Hall.
Abbey, J. R. Life, 133
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Original wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Dickinson, William -- Publisher.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1786.
Etchings -- 1786.
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