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Title(s):

The temple of taste : comprising elegant historical engravings : also, views of the principal buildings in London : also, a select variety of elegant and amusing subjects : with the histories, and other connected information, at large, by the best artists, designers and engravers.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for C. Taylor ..., [1796].
Physical Description:
[144] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE628.2 T45 1796
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
ESTC (RLIN), T228239
Probably issued in parts. Plates are dated 1794-1796.
Illustrations by William Nutter, Thomas Ryder, J. Couse, William H. Bond, Charles Bestland, and Benjamin Smith; after Samuel Shelley, Henry Singleton, Robert Smirke, and Henry James Richter.
Fairman, Elisabeth R. Pleasures and pastimes, 232
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- [1796].
Engraving, English -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800.
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Taylor, C. (Charles), 1756-1823 -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- [1796].
Contributors:
Shelley, Samuel, approximately 1750-1808, ill.
Singleton, Henry, 1766-1839, ill.
Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845, ill.
Richter, Henry James, 1772-1857, ill.
Nutter, William, 1754-1802, engraver.
Ryder, Thomas, 1746-1810, engraver.
Couse, J., engraver.
Bond, William H., engraver.
Bestland, Charles, 1763-1837, engraver.
Smith, Benjamin, -1833, engraver.
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