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Creator:
Hassell, J. (John), d. 1825.
Title(s):

Camera, or, art of drawing in water colours : with instructions for sketching from nature : comprising the whole process of water-colored drawing : familiarly exemplified in drawing, shadowing, and tinting a complete landscape, in all its progressive states : and directions for compounding and using colours, sepia, indian ink, bister, &c / by J. Hassell.

Additional Title(s):

Camera.

Art of drawing in water colours.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by James Drury, 70, Fleet Street, for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall ..., 1823.
Physical Description:
iv, [5]-32 p., [3] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 H37 1823 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 H37 1823 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2420 H37 1823 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Gilpin to Ruskin / exhibition selected and catalogued by Peter Bicknell .... London, 1987. 34.
'The Camera' is a revised edition of the 'Speculum' of 1806 with three similar folding plates. Cf. Bicknell.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 142
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy, bound in green publisher's cloth. Plate 3 disbound, inserted at end. Copy 2 is bound in original boards, as issued. Copy 3 is bound in original boards, as issued. Plate 1 disbound, inserted at end.
Illustrations by and after John Hassell.
Includes frontispiece.
Subject Terms:
Drury, James -- Printer.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1823.
Landscape painting -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Landscape painting -- Technique.
Marshall, R. -- Publisher.
Simpkin, W. -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- 19th century -- Great Britain.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1823.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
Contributors:
Hassell, J. (John), d. 1825. engraver.
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