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Crosse, John, 1786–1833

An account of the grand musical festival, held in September, 1823, in the cathedral church of York : for the benefit of the York County Hospital, and the general infirmaries at Leeds, Hull, and Sheffield : to which is prefixed, a sketch of the rise and progress of musical festivals in Great Britain : with biographical and historical notes / by John Crosse, F.S.A., F.R.S.L., M.G.S. ...

York : Printed and sold by J. Wolstenholme, Minster-Gates; also by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, Paternoster-Row; Hurst, Robinson, and Co., Cheapside and Waterloo Place; and Rodwell and Martin, New-Bond-Street, London, 1825.
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 436, xxvi, [2] p., [5] leaves of plates ([1] folded) : ill., plans ; 31 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ML38.Y6 C76 1825+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Aquatints by Edward Finden; after John Browne.
Includes lists of the patrons, stewards, Committee of Management, chorus members, and instrumental performers, p. [1]-12.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 371
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half calf and marbled boards. Armorial bookplate: Y.G. Lloyd-Graeme. Binder's ticker: J. Furby, Bridlington. Autograph: Y. Graeme.
Subject Terms:
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1825.
Furby, J. -- Bookbinder.
Graeme, Y. -- Autograph.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1825.
Lloyd-Graeme, Y.G. -- Bookplate.
Music festivals -- England -- York.
Wolstenholme, J. -- Printer.
York (England). Musical festival.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791-1857, engraver.
Browne, John, ill.

  • Contents of plates: To Jonathan Gray Esqr.
  • The orchestra
  • A ground plan of that part of York Minster which was used at the festival, extending from the west front to the end of the choir
  • To John Lamplush
  • Plan for a new concert room.

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