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Hoare, Richard Colt, Sir, 1758–1838
Elbese scenery : a series of picturesque views in the island of Elba ; formerly the residence of Napoleon Bonaparte / engraved by Messrs. J. Linnell, and J. Powell, and Miss Letitia Byrne ; from engravings taken on the spot by Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart.
[London] : R. Thurston, 160, Fleet Street, 1828.
Physical Description:
[8] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DG975.E3 H63 1828+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Cover title.
Engravings by John Linnell, J. Powell and Letitia Byrne; after John Smith from drawings by Sir Richard Colt Hoare.
Engraved throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy in printed brown wrappers, as issued.
Subject Terms:
Elba (Italy) -- Description and travel.
Elba (Italy) -- Pictorial works.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1828.
Islands -- Italy -- Pictorial works.
Smith, R. -- Publisher.
Hoare, Richard Colt, Sir, 1758-1838, ill.
Smith, John, 1749-1831, ill.
Linnell, John, 1792-1882, engraver.
Powell, J. (John), 1780-ca. 1833, engraver.
Byrne, Letitia, 1779-1849, engraver.

  • Grand view of the Island of Elba, as seen from the coast of Tuscany
  • View of Porto Ferrajo
  • Vier of Porto Longone
  • View of the entrance to the iron mines
  • View of the village of Rio
  • View of the Chapel of Santa Catarina
  • View of the fortress of Volterajo
  • View of the Hermitage of Monserrato.

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