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Britannia illustrata, or, Views of all the palaces, several seats and other publick buildings of England, very neatly engrav'd = Les veües de les palais, et de diverses belles maisons, et d'aütres publiques batiments de l'Angleterre, graves fort curieusement.

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Britannia illustrata

Views of all the palaces, several seats and other publick buildings of England, very neatly engrav'd

Published/Created:
[London] : Printed & sold by H. Overton & J. Hoole, at the White Horse without Newgate, London, 1724.
Physical Description:
[14] leaves : all ill. ; 18 x 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA5461 V54 1715+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Notes:
Comprises engraved title leaf and 13 views.
The final plate engraved by Elisha Kirkall; after Henry Beighton.
Title within ornamental border; engraved throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in Cambridge-style calf. Bookplate: Weston Library. Bound with: View's of all the cathedrall churches of England and Wales &c neatly engrav'd. ([London] : Sold by Henry Overton, 1715?).
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1724.
Great Britain -- Historic houses, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Landscape gardening -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Palaces -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Public buildings -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Weston Library -- Bookplate.
Contributors:
Kirkall, Elisha, 1682?-1742, engraver.
Beighton, Henry, 1686 or 1687-1743, ill.
Overton, Henry, 1675 or 1676-1751, printer.
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  • The Royal Palace of Hampton Court
  • The Royal Palace of Kingsington
  • The Royal Banqueting House at Whitehall
  • The Royal Palace of St. James's
  • The Royal Palace of Windsor Castle
  • The west prospect of Chatsworth in Darbyshire the seat of the Duke of Devonshire
  • The late Duke of Marlborough's House in St. James's Park
  • Burleigh House, near Stamford, Lincolnshire, the seat of the Earl of Exeter
  • The inside of the Royal Exchange London
  • The inside of Guild Hall near Cheapside, London
  • The Royal Hospital of Chelsey, fronting the River Thames
  • The College of Physicians in Warwicklane, London
  • The engine for raising water (with a power made) by fire.

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