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Timms, William Henry, b. 1791

To the nobility, gentry, and residents, in the county of Berkshire, these twelve coloured views of Reading, gentlemen's seats, &c. are dedicated by their humble servant / W.H. Timms.

Additional Title(s):

Twelve coloured views of Reading

Select views of the borough of Reading, and adjacent scenery

[Reading] : Published May 19, 1823, by J. Rusher, King Street, Reading; and W.H. Timms, engraver, tinter of prints, and mounter of drawings, &c. No. 6, St. James's Place, Hampstead Road, London, 1823.
Physical Description:
[4], p., [12] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 25 x 35 cm.
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Folio A 2009 104
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Half-title: Select views of the borough of Reading, and adjacent scenery.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 294
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half black calf and marbled boards. Printed slip inserted at front: The subscribers are respectfully informed, it is W.H. Timms's intention to publish A panoramic view of reading from the water tower, in six plates, and to add a second part to this work, should the hundred and fifty copies be disposed of.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Reading.
Country homes -- England -- Reading -- Pictorial works.
Landscape -- England -- Reading.
Reading (England) -- Pictorial works.
Rusher, J. -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.

  • Coley House J.B. Monck Esqr.
  • Horne Street & St. Giles Church
  • Duke Street from the Bridge
  • King Street
  • View of the Corn Market, Obelisk & St. Lawrence Church
  • St. Mary's Church
  • View of Reading from Red Lane
  • Luckley House Sonning-Palmer Esqr.
  • London Road from Reading
  • Coll. Marsack's
  • Caversham Bridge.

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