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Creator:
Westall, Richard, 1765-1836, ill.
Title(s):

Victories of the Duke of Wellington / from drawings by R. Westall, R.A.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Rodwell and Martin, New Bond Street, 1819.
Physical Description:
iv, 47, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 62 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 62 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"The engravings ... are accompanied by a short account of the actions which they represent, compiled and copied from the most authentic information"--Preface.
Aquatint engravings by T.H. Fielding and Charles Heath; after Richard Westall.
Printed by Thomas Davison.
With an engraved vignette on the title page.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 381
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.) 502
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary quarter red roan and marbled boards, with publisher's printed title label on front cover. Copy 2 is a large paper copy (Abbey variant issue no. 3, 51 cm); plates mounted as drawings on buff card, without titles, signatures or imprints. With the (very large) armorial bookplate of William Stirling Maxwell.
Subject Terms:
Davison, Thomas -- Printer.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-1820.
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Great Britain.
Rodwell and Martin -- Publisher.
Stirling Maxwell, William, 1818-1878 -- Bookplate.
Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 -- Military leadership.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1815
Contributors:
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
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  • Vimiera
  • Oporto
  • Talavera
  • Busaco
  • Badajoz
  • Salamanca
  • Madrid
  • Vittoria
  • Pyrenees
  • St. Sebastians
  • Toulouse
  • Waterloo.

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