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Creator:
Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872, author, illustrator.
Title(s):

China, in a series of views : displaying the scenery, architecture, and social habits, of that ancient empire / drawn, from original and authentic sketches, by Thomas Allom, esq. ; with historical and descriptive notices by the Rev. G.N. Wright, M.A.

Additional Title(s):

China, its scenery, architecture, social habits, &c.

Published/Created:
London : Fisher, Son, & Co., Newgate Street, London, Rue St. Honoré, Paris, 1843.
Physical Description:
4 volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS709 .A44 1843+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added engraved title pages with title: China, its scenery, architecture, social habits, &c. Illustrated.
Steel engravings by Henry Adlard, E. Benjamin, Joseph Clayton Bentley, Samuel Bradshaw, Edward Paxman Brandard, William Henry Capone, Charles Thomas Dixon, John Davies, Augustus Fox, William Floyd, S. Fisher, William A. Le Petit, Peter Lightfoot, George Paterson, Thomas Abiel Prior, James Redaway, James Sands, M.J. Starling, Robert Staines, T. Turnbull, James Tingle, Francis William Topham, F.F. Walker, Arthur Willmore, W. Wetherhead; after Thomas Allome.
Includes index.
BEIN 1978 1393: Provenance: This copy has presentation inscription form J. Ferguson to Mrs. R. H. Thayer.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in two volumes, in 19th century gilt-tooled green calf. Autograph: Harriet G. Bakewell, 1858.
Subject Terms:
Bakewell, Harriet, G. -- Autograph, 1858.
China -- Description and travel.
China -- Pictorial works.
Ferguson, John, 1837-1916 -- Presentation inscription to Mrs. R.H. Thayer.
Thayer, R. H., Mrs. -- Presentation inscription from J. Ferguson.
Form/Genre:
Steel engravings -- 1843.
Contributors:
Fisher, Son, & Co., publisher.
Wright, G. N. (George Newenham), 1790?-1877.
Adlard, Henry, engraver.
Benjamin, E., steel engraver, engraver.
Bentley, Joseph Clayton, 1809-1851, engraver.
Bradshaw, Samuel, engraver, engraver.
Brandard, Edward Paxman, 1819-1898, engraver.
Capone, William Henry, active 1832-1847, engraver.
Dixon, Charles Thomas, active 1843-1857, engraver.
Davies, John, active 1830-1850, engraver.
Fox, Augustus, engraver.
Floyd, William, active 1832-1877, engraver.
Fisher, Samuel, active 1830-1855, engraver.
Le Petit, William A., active 1829-1846, engraver.
Lightfoot, Peter, 1805-1885, engraver.
Paterson, George, active 1830-1849, engraver.
Prior, Thomas Abiel, 1809-1886, engraver.
Redaway, James C., active 1818-1857, engraver.
Sands, James, steel engraver, engraver.
Staines, Robert, 1805-1849, engraver.
Starling, M. J. (Matthew James), 1805 or 1806-, engraver.
Tingle, James, active 1824-1850, engraver.
Topham, Francis William, 1808-1877, engraver.
Turnbull, Thomas, steel engraver, engraver.
Walker, F. F. (Frederick F.), 1805-, engraver.
Willmore, Arthur, 1814-1888, engraver.
Wetherhead, W., active 1843, engraver.
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