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Ladbrooke, Robert, 1768–1842

Ladbrooke's views of the churches in the county of Norfolk.

Additional Title(s):

Views of the churches in the county of Norfolk

[Norwich] : [John Berney Ladbrooke?] :
Physical Description:
7 v. : all ill. ; 26 x 29 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.N6 L33 1843+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Consists of 695 lithographed plates (as listed in the index to each volume), 7 leaves of indexes (collated with Blomefield's County History of Norfolk), 7 lithographed title pages, and a printed subscriber's list.
The majority of plates are unsigned. John Berney Ladbrooke's name appears on 186 plates; James Sillett, on 31; and William B. Ladbrooke, on 2. Robert Ladbrooke's name is not recorded on any plate, but he may haven been responsible for the unsigned lithographs.
Calligraphic lithographic titlepage designed and executed by John Hunt.
Most of the drawings of the churches of Norwich are signed "J.S.", and one "J. Sillet" (i.e. James Sillett).
Some plates printed by Rowney & Forster; a smaller number by Charles Hullmandel.
Most plates are undated; of those bearing dates, most are between 1821 and 1825, with a small number between 1825 and 1832.
A subsequent editions was published in 1843 by Charles Muskett.
British Museum. General catalogue of printed books to 1955 (compact edition), v. 14, p. 617
BAC: British Art Center copy bound (7 v. in 4) in half maroon diced leather with marbled boards. Extra-illustrated with 11 additional plates not listed in the indexes and a lithographed portrait of the author. With a note in ms tipped in at front of v. 1 describing the contents of this set.
Subject Terms:
Church architecture -- England -- Norfolk.
Church buildings -- England -- Norfolk -- Pictorial works.
Landscape -- England -- Norfolk.
Norfolk (England) -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- 1836.
Extra-illustrated copies (Provenance)
Ladbrooke, John Berney, 1803-1879, illustrator.
Sillett, James, 1764-1840, illustrator.
Ladbrooke, William B., illustrator.
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789-1850, printer of plates.
Rowney & Forster, printer of plates.

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