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Creator:
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815.
Title(s):

Book of aquatint landscapes / drawn and engraved by S. Alken.

Published/Created:
London : Published as the Act directs, January 1, 1794, by Darling and Thompson, engravers, printers, and printsellers, to their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York, Great Newport Street; and M. Chamberlin, No. 51, Great Russel Street, Bloomsbury, [1794]
Physical Description:
[12] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 23 x 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8213 .A454 1794+ Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8213 .A454 1794+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title.
BAC: Two copies. Illustrations in copy 1 are sepia aquatint. Illustrations in copy 2 are colored aquatint. Original stitched blue paper wrappers.
Illustrations by and after Samuel Alken.
Engraved throughout.
There is another issue of this title, also published in 1794, containing only 6 of the 12 colored aquatint views.
Subject Terms:
Aquatints, British -- Early works to 1800.
Biddle, Moncure -- Bookplate. (copy 2)
Darling and Thompson -- Publisher.
Dixon, Fitz Eugene -- Bookplate. (copy 2)
Landscape in art -- Early works to 1800.
Sexton, Eric -- Bookplate. (copy 2)
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1794.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1794.
Contributors:
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, engraver.
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