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Hopper, Thomas, 1776–1856
Designs for the Houses of Parliament : dedicated, by permission, to His Royal Highness, the Duke of Sussex / by Thomas Hopper.
Additional Title(s):
Title on publisher's cover label: Hopper's designs for the Houses of Parliament
London : Published for the author and sold by J. Weale ... Messrs. Roake and Varty ... Messrs. Boone's ... Mr. Hogg ... and Mr. John Williams ..., [1840?]
Physical Description:
[10] pages, [32] leaves of plates : illustrations, plans ; 60 x 88 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2023 15
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Date of publication from British Architectural Library. The paper watermarks are dated 1839.
The plates include 30 lithographs and two steel engravings.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 1549
Subscribers list: pages [9]-[10].
BAC Folio C 2023 15: Bound in contemporary half calf and brown cloth, with publisher's title label on front cover.
Hopper's unsuccessful submission to the competition for the new Houses of Parliament, held in 1835. The introductory text includes criticism of the competition and its organizers.
Subject Terms:
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.
Westminster (London, England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.
Westminster Palace (London, England) -- Pictorial works.
Subscription lists.
Steel engravings.
Burton, Charles, active 1823-1839, lithographer.
Bury, T. T. (Thomas Talbot), 1811-1877, engraver.
Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth, active 1855, lithographer.
Hawkins, George, 1819-1852, lithographer.
Lynch, James Henry, -1868, lithographer.
Turnbull, Thomas, steel engraver, engraver.

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