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Mitchell, Philip, 1814–1896
Twelve views of the picturesque scenery of Plymouth, Devonport, and the neighbourhood / drawn by Philip Mitchell ; lithographed by W. Spreat.
[Plymouth] : Published by E & H.L. Fry. Printsellers, carvers & gilders, Plymouth, [1848 or 1849]
Physical Description:
[13] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 39 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690.P7 M58 1848+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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 of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 287
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Unbound; in publisher's printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Devonport (England) -- Pictorial works.
E. & H.L Fry -- Publisher.
Plymouth (England) -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1848 or 1849.
Spreat, William, b. 1816, lithographer.

  • 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.

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