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Creator:
Willson, Harry, 19th cent.
Title(s):

The use of a box of colours : in a practical demonstration on composition, light and shade, and colour / by Harry Willson.

Additional Title(s):

Use of a box of colours.

Willson on composition and colour.

Practical treatise on composition, light and shade and colour.

Published/Created:
London : Tilt and Bogue, for the proprietor, C. Smith, 1842.
Physical Description:
3, l, 81, [2] p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2133 W7 1842+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2133 W7 1842+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND2133 W7 1842+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Life 192
BAC: British Art Center has three copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in blind- and gold- stamped maroon publisher's cloth. Label of R. Ackermann inside front cover. Provenance: To Paul Thomas White from his Uncle W.H. White 1862. Also, P.T. White, 1863. Cover title: The use of a box of colours.
BAC: Copy 2 bound in blind- and gold- stamped green publisher's cloth. Cover title: Willson on composition and colour. Copy 3 bound in blind- stamped green publisher's cloth. Provenance: Henry M. Daye. Binder's ticket: Leighton Son & Hodge.
BAC: Copies 1-3: Harry Willson's General landscape tints and Willson's direction for the union of oil and watercolors in the same drawing. Signed: Harry Willson, October 1841: [2] p. at end. Publisher's advertisements at end of copies 1 and 3.
Printed by William Wilcockson, Rolls Building, Fetters Lane.
Half t.p.: Practical treatise on composition, light and shade and colour.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, R. -- Binder. ( bac,rb copy 1)
Color.
Daye, Henry M. -- Autograph. (bac,rb copy 3)
Leighton Son & Hodge -- Binder. (bac,rb copy 3)
Smith, C. -- Publisher.
Tilt and Bogue -- Publisher.
Watercolor painting.
White, P.T. -- Autograph, 1863. (bac,rb copy 1)
White, Paul Thomas -- Pres. inscription from his Uncle, W.H. White, 1862. (bac,rb copy 1)
White, W.H. -- Pres. inscription to his nephew, Paul Thomas White, 1862. (bac,rb copy 1)
Wilcockson, William -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1842.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1842.
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