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Creator:
Tomkins, Peltro William, 1759–1840
Title(s):

To the Queen this book representing the birth and triumph of Cupid in Her Majesty's collection : from papers cut by Lady Dashwood is with permission most humbly dedicated by Her Majesty's most devoted and very much obliged servant P.W. Tomkins, historical engraver to Her Majesty.

Additional Title(s):

Birth and triumph of Cupid

Published/Created:
London : Published as the Act directs Jan. 17, 1795 by Tomkins, 19, New Bond Street, [1795]
Physical Description:
[25] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 28 x 40 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1715 .T66 1795+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1715 .T66 1795+Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title, within ornamental border, is in the form of a dedication.
Engraved throughout.
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 449
BAC: British Art Center has two copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in vellum. Each engraving mounted on card paper. Copy 2 bound in gilt-stamped dark blue morocco, with gilt edges.
Subject Terms:
Art and mythology -- Early works to 1800.
Cupid (Roman deity) -- Art -- Early works to 1800.
Stipple engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1795.
Tomkins, -- Publisher.
Contributors:
Elizabeth, Princess of England, 1770-1840, ill.
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