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Smith, Penelope.

Studies of flowers from nature ... : a selection of subjects from the choicest exotics, painted after nature, with a correct outline of each and instructions for producing a facsimile of the finished drawing / by Miss Smith.

[Doncaster] : Printed for & sold by Miss Smith, Adwick Hall near Doncaster, [ca. 1818]
Physical Description:
3 p., [20] leaves, [41] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QK98.24 .S65 1818+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Twenty flower plates with two examples of each flower, colored and uncolored.
Engraved t.p.
Undated; first part listed as published May 1818 in Edinburgh Magazine.
Nissen, C. Botanische Buchillustration, I, 1855.
Dunthorne, G., Flower and fruit prints, 283.
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, C486
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in gold-stamped green calf. Gilt edges. Booksellers' label: Smith Elder & Co, Publishers, Booksellers & Stationers, Cornhill, London.
Subject Terms:
Botanical illustration -- Great Britain.
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Flowers -- Pictorial works.
Flowers in art -- Great Britain.
Smith, Miss -- Publisher.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Drawing books.
Aquatints -- [ca. 1818].
Engravings -- [ca. 1818].
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- [ca. 1818].
Stipple engravings -- [ca. 1818].
Stipple engravings -- Hand-colored -- [ca. 1818].
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- [ca. 1818].

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