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Creator:
Mitchell, Philip, 1814-1896, ill.
Title:
Twelve views of the picturesque scenery of Plymouth, Devonport, and the neighbourhood / drawn by Philip Mitchell ; lithographed by W. Spreat.
Published/Created:
[Plymouth] : Published by E & H.L. Fry. Printsellers, carvers & gilders, Plymouth, [1848 or 1849]
Physical Description:
[13] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 39 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.P7 M58 1848+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Imprint on plates: Printed at W. Spreat's lithographic establishment, 6, Park Place, Longbrook Street, Exeter.
Abbey estimates a publication date of ca. 1835. William Spreat (Jnr.) traded at 6 Park Place from 1848 to 1849. Cf. Wakeman & Bridson. A guide to nineteenth century colour printers.
Cover title. 12 views are announced on the wrapper, but it contains 13. Possibly no. 2 and no. 9 are interchangeable.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 287
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Unbound; in publisher's printed wrappers.
Contents:
Plymouth, from Greenbank, looking towards Bovisant -- Devonport, from Mount Edgcumbe -- The Breakwater Lighthouse, looking towards Mount Edgecumbe -- The Laira Bridge, from Oreston -- The victualling office, Stonehouse -- Plymouth, from Greenbank -- Entrance to Hamoaze Harbour, from the point -- Plymouth, from Mount Batten -- Devonport, from Mount Edgecumbe -- From Mount Edgecumbe, looking towards Catwater -- Drakes Island & Mount Edgecumbe, from two coves -- The Laira -- The Citadel & Mount Batten, from under the Hoe.
Subject Terms:
Devonport (England) -- Pictorial works.
E. & H.L Fry -- Publisher.
Plymouth (England) -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1848 or 1849.
Contributors:
Spreat, William, b. 1816, lithographer.
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