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Kerr, John, -1849

Series of views in the island of Saint Helena ... / engraved by Robert Havell and Son, from drawings taken on the sport by J. Kerr, Esqr., paymaster of the 66th Regiment.

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Kerr's views in the island of St. Helena

London : Published by Colnaghi and Co., Cockspur Street, and Rodwell and Martin, 46, New Bond Street, [1822?].
[London] : Printed by G. Havell, Tottenham Court Road
Physical Description:
[16] pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 47 x 34 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2022 34
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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"Dedicated by permission to Lady Lowe"--Title page.
Each plate preceded by a one page containing illustrated numbered key and corresponding description.
Date of publication from Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 316
BAC Folio A 2022 34: The Abbey copy. Plates are hand-colored. In publisher's brown wrappers with printed title on front cover.
Subject Terms:
France -- Kings and rulers -- Homes and haunts -- Saint Helena.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Death and burial.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Homes and haunts -- Saint Helena.
Saint Helena -- Description and travel.
Saint Helena -- Pictorial works.
Hand coloring.
R. Havell & Son, engraver.
P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., publisher.
Rodwell and Martin (Firm), publisher.

  • Plates: View of the new house at Longwood
  • View of the funeral procession, of Napoleon Buonaparte, on the 9th of May, 1821
  • The tomb of Buonaparte, as completed in June, 1821
  • View from the first range of hills below Sandy Bay Ridge
  • A view taken from the road near major garrisons, leading towards Plantation House
  • A view of Plantation House, the residence of His Excellency the Governor, taken from the opening near Rock Cottage.

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