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Creator:
Ireland, Samuel, -1800.
Title:
A picturesque tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France : made in the autumn of 1789 / by Samuel Ireland ; author of the Histories and picturesque scenery of the Rivers Thames, Medway, and Avon, and graphic illustrations of Hogarth.
Edition:
Second edition / with additions; and an entire new set of copper-plates in aqua-tinta, from drawings made on the spot.
Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Egerton, Whitehall; Whites, Fleet-Street; Robson, Hookham & Carpenter, and Faulder, Bond-Street; Leigh and Sotheby, York-Street, Covent-Garden; Payne, Mews Gate; Sewell, Cornhill; and G. Sale, Strand, 1796.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
D917 .I74 1796+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
D917 .I74 1796+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatints by Samuel Ireland and Cornelius Apostool.
Added engraved title page has imprint: London: Feb. 1st 1795, printed for T.& I. Egerton.
Samuel Ireland's original watercolors for the present work are in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (bound with a copy of the printed edition: D917 .I74 1796+ Copy 2)
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 185
ESTC (RLIN), T105656
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt- and blind-tooled calf, with marbled edges. Plates are uncolored. Bookplate: Frederick Seymour Clarke. Imprint on added engraved title page trimmed.
BAC: British Art Center has copy 2 is a large paper copy (33 cm.), bound in gilt-tooled calf. Gilt edges. Plates are uncolored. Bound adjacent to each plate is Ireland's original watercolor design for the same illustration. The watercolors are mounted on to larger paper (of the same size of the printed sheets). The set of watercolors has been cataloged separately.
Subject Terms:
Belgium -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Brabant (Belgium) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Clarke, Frederick Seymour -- Bookplate
Egerton, T. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1796.
France -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Leigh and Sotheby -- Publisher.
Netherlands -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Payne -- Publisher.
Robson, Hookham & Carpenter, and Faulder -- Publisher.
Sewell -- Publisher.
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1796.
Whites -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Travel literature.
Watercolors.
Aquatints -- 1796.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1796.
Contributors:
Ireland, Samuel, -1800, engraver.
Apostool, Cornelis, 1762-1844, engraver.
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