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Creator:
Laporte, John, 1761-1839.
Title:
Of the characters of trees / drawn and engraved by J. Laport.
Published/Created:
[London] : And published by Thomas Macklin, Poets' Gallery, Fleet Street, 1795-1798.
Physical Description:
6 pt. : chiefly ill. ; 39 x 53 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2010 15
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title and publisher from publisher's printed cover label.
Issues in 6 parts, dated from 1795 to 1798. Each part consists of 4 etched plates.
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, C365
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks parts 2 and 5. In original blue wrappers with printed title labels.
Subject Terms:
Botanical illustration -- Early works to 1800.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Macklin, Thomas -- Publisher.
Trees -- Pictorial work.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Soft-ground etchings -- 1795-1798.
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