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Creator:
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831, engraver.
Title(s):

Select views in Great Britain / engrav'd by S. Middiman ; from pictures and drawings by the most eminent artists ; with descriptions.

Published/Created:
[London] : Publish'd by John & Josiah Boydell, London, [1813?]
Physical Description:
[112] p., 54 leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA625.M627 S45 1813+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Middiman's engravings after paintings by George Barret, James Barret, Adam Callander, Edward Edwards, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, Julius Ibbetson, Thomas Malton, William Marlow, C. M. Metz, William Payne, R. Phillips, Frederick Ponsonby, Cordall Powell, Thomas Smith, James Wathen, and Francis Wheatley.
Each plate is accompanied by a leaf of descriptive text, in English on the recto and in French on the verso.
"Advertisement" dated December, 1812.
The first 48 plates are dated from 1784 to 1792; the final 5 plates are dated Jan. 1, 1813.
Title page is engraved.
Upcott, W. English topography, p. xxxiv
"Index of names" and "List of subjects, where situated, and by whom painted, &c."--[2] pages at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks the "Advertisement". Letterpress is printed on paper watermarked 1818. Bound in in gilt-tooled black leather, with gilt edges.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1813.
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
John & Josiah Boydell -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Barret, George, 1732-1784, ill.
Barret, James, active 1785-1819, ill.
Callander, Adam, ill.
Edwards, Edward, 1738-1806, ill.
Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus, 1733-1794, ill.
Ibbetson, Julius, 1759-1817, ill.
Malton, Thomas, 1748-1804, ill.
Marlow, William, 1740-1813, ill.
Metz, C. M. (Conrad Martin), 1755-1827, ill.
Michell, M., ill.
Payne, William, active 1776-1809, ill.
Phillips, R., ill.
Ponsonby, Frederick, 3rd Earl of Bessborough, 1758-1844, ill.
Powell, Cordall, ill.
Smith, Thomas, -1767, ill.
Wathen, James, ill.
Wheatley, Francis, 1747-1801, ill.
John and Josiah Boydell (Firm), publisher.
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