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Pyne, W. H. (William Henry), 1769–1843

Artistic and picturesque groups for the embellishment of landscape : in a series of about one thousand subjects : comprising the most interesting accessories to rural and domestic scenery; shipping and craft; rural sports, pastimes and occupations; naval, military and civil employments; implements of trade, commerce and agriculture; etc. : the whole forming an excyclopaedia of illustration of the arts, agriculture, manufactures, &c., of Great Britain / accurately drawn from nature, and etched by W.H. Pyne ; and aquatinted by J. Hill.

London : Published by R. Ackermann, 101, Strand. Printed by L. Harrison, 373, Strand, 1817.
Physical Description:
[83] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NC790 .P96 1817+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engraved throughout.
The plates in this work appear to be 83 of the 121 plates in Pyne's 'Microcosm', 1808 edition and 1822-24 edition. Imprints on the plates are in most instances the same as in the 1822-24 'Microcosm'. Seventeen of them, however, are the same as the original Pyne & Nattes imprints of the 1808 'Microcosm'.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Publisher.
Composition (Art)
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Figure drawing -- Technique.
Harley, P. -- Autograph.
Harrison, L. -- Printer.
Human figure in art.
Landscape drawing -- Technique.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- 1819.
Hill, John, 1770-1850 engraver.

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