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Creator:
Worlidge, T. (Thomas), 1700-1766.
Title(s):

A select collection of drawings from curious antique gems : most of them in the possession of the nobility and gentry of this kingdom; etched after the manner of Rembrandt / by T. Worlidge, painter.

Published/Created:
London : Printed by Dryden Leach, for M. Worlidge of Great Queen St, Lincoln's-Inn-Fields; and M. Wicksteed, Seal-Engraver of Bath, MDCCLXVIII [1768]
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK5565 .W67 1768+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NK5565 .W67 1768+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center has copy 1 in original boards, as issued. Without letterpress and frontispiece, and with Wicksteed's name in imprint, and the numbers of the plates reversed.
BAC: In British Art Center copy 2, all of the plates are printed on satin; letterpress and plates are inlaid to size within ruled borders (the text with borders of burnished gold). Bound in red morocco, blue leather labels, inlaid bands of blue and green leather, all fully gilt on backs.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Gems -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Gems, Ancient -- Early works to 1800.
Wicksteed, M. -- Publisher.
Worlidge, M. -- Publisher
Form/Genre:
Etchings -- 1768.
Contributors:
Leach, Dryden, printer.
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