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Creator:
Waldron, F. G. (Francis Godolphin), 1744-1818.
Title:
The biographical mirrour : comprising a series of ancient and modern English portraits of eminent and distinguished persons, from original pictures and drawings.
Published/Created:
London : Published by S. and E. Harding, 1795-[1814]
Physical Description:
3 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
HT653 G8 W35 1795+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Biographical texts by F.G. Waldron.
Published in parts.
ESTC T88635
Additional t.p. in v. 1: 'The biographical mirrour, or, connoiseur's [sic] repertory; ...', published by E. and S. Harding, no date.
Vol. 2 is dated 1798 and has the imprint: London: printed for Silvester Harding; J. Edwards; W.H. Lunn; A. Moltino; and J. Hatchard.
Vol. 3 is undated and has the imprint: T. North, printer. The lastest plate is dated 1814.
Illustrations by T. Nugent, Sylvester Harding, Sheneker, R. Clampe, Charles Knight, Edward Harding, Godfrey, G. Scott, James Fittler, William Nelson Gardiner, George Perfect Harding, Andrew Birrell, William P. Sherlock, William Nelson Gardiner, B. Granger, John Ogborne, Henry Cooke, James Stow; after Sylvester Harding, M. Wright, Verelli, [John] Hoskins, Isaac Oliver, and Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Subject Terms:
Bedford, John Russell, Duke of, 1766-1839 -- Bookplate.
Edwards, J. -- Publisher.
Harding, E. -- Publisher.
Harding, S. -- Publisher.
Hatchard, J. -- Publisher.
Lunn, W.H. -- Publisher.
Moltino, A. -- Publisher.
Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Portraits.
North, T. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Mezzotints -- 1795-[1814].
Wood engravings -- 1795-[1814].
Stipple engravings -- 1795-[1814].
Etchings -- 1795-[1814].
Contributors:
Nugent, T., fl.1792, engraver.
Harding, Sylvester, 1745-1809, engraver.
Harding, E. (Edward), 1755-1840, engraver.
Sheneker, engraver.
Clampe, Richard, engraver.
Knight, Charles, 1743-1827?, engraver.
Godfrey, engraver.
Scott, G., engraver.
Fittler, James, 1758-1835, engraver.
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, engraver.
Birrell, A., active 1770-1820, engraver.
Sherlock, William P., 1775- engraver.
Gardiner, Willian Nelson, 1766-1814, engraver.
Granger, B., engraver.
Ogborne, John, 1755-1837, engraver.
Cooke, Henry, 1642-1700, engraver.
Stow, James, approximately 1770- engraver.
Wright, M., ill.
Verelli, ill.
Hoskins, John, approximately 1595-approximately 1664, ill.
Oliver, Isaac, 1556?-1617, ill.
Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, ill.
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