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Smith, John Thomas, 1766–1833
Remarks on rural scenery : with twenty etchings of cottages, from nature : and some observations and precepts relative to the pictoresque [sic] / by John Thomas Smith.
London : June MDCCXCVII. Printed for, and sold by Nathaniel Smith, ancient Printseller at Rembrandt's Head, May's Buildings, St. Martin's Land, and I. T. Smith, at No. 40 Frith Street, Soho, 1797.
Physical Description:
27, [3] p., [20] leaves of plates : ill. ; 30 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7109 .S65 1797+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Engravings by and after John Thomas Smith.
Printed by Joseph Downes, Near Temple Bar, London.
"The central panel of the title-plate is heavily cross-hatched, with the title and imprint standing out in white, and a device of a palette and brushes outlined in the same manner. The central panel is held within a series of ornamental frames, whare are hand-coloured with green, pink and brown washes"--Cf. British Architectural Library.
English short title catalogue, T098928
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 3081
Archer, J. British domestic architecture, 312.1
List of subscribers: P. [2]-[3]. Subscribers include William Blake and John Constable.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled blue-green morocco. Armorial bookplate: John Duke of Bedford.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Cottages -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Downes, Joseph -- Printer
Dwellings -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
John, Duke of Bedford -- Bookplate
Smith, J.T. -- Publisher
Smith, Nathaniel -- Publisher
Engravings -- 1797.
Subscriber's lists -- England -- London -- 1797.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)

The Line of Beauty : British Drawings and Watercolors of the Eighteenth Century (Yale Center for British Art, 2001-05-19 - 2001-08-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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