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Creator:
Merigot, James.
Title:
The amateur's portfolio, or, The new drawing magazine : being a selection of lessons calculated to make the art of drawing easy, and founded upon the principles of geometry and practical perspective / by James Merigot.
Alternate Title(s):
Amateur's portfolio
New drawing magazine
Published/Created:
London : Printed for G. and S. Robinson, 1815-1816.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC650 .M47 1815+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC650 .M47 1815+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Illustrations by Joseph Jeakes; after G.M. Brighty.
Printed by J. Bailey, 13, Rolls Building, Fetter Lane.
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 bound, in 1 volume, in half calf with dark blue pebbled cloth. Bookplate: Alex. Cunninghame. 6 plates missing. Copy 2 bound in 2 volumes, in half calf with marbled boards. Lacks 10 plates. Autograph: Elizabeth [illegible] Gibbons.
Subject Terms:
Bailey, J. -- Printer.
Cunninghame, Alex -- Bookplate.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1815-1816.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1815-1816.
G. and S. Robinson -- Publisher.
Gibbons, Elizabeth -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Handbooks and manuals.
Drawing books.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- 1815-1816.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1815-1816.
Contributors:
Brighty, G. M., ill.
Jeakes, Joseph, engraver.
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