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Creator:
Brookshaw, George, 1751-1823, ill.
Title(s):

Six birds : accurately drawn and coloured after nature with full instructions for the young artist : intended as a companion to the treatise on flower painting / by George Brookshaw, Esq. ; author of the Pomona Brittanica, Treatise on flower painting, etc.

Additional Title(s):

Birds

Edition:
Second edition
Published/Created:
London : Published by Thomas McLean, printed by Turner and Hadley, Minerva Press, Queen's buildings, Cheltenham, 1819.
Physical Description:
[18] p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 37 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7680 .B76 1819+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7680 .B76 1819+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
With two copies of each plate, one colored and one uncolored.
Each pair of plates accompanied by descriptive letterpress with directions for coloring.
NSTC, 2B50780
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, D410
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 97
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in blind- and gilt-tooled dark blue morocco; gilt edges. Has bound with it: Groups of fruit / George Bradshaw. Second edition. London : T. McLean, 1819; and, Groups of flowers / George Bradshaw. London : T. McLean, 1819.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in red boards with publisher's printed title label on front cover. Illegible inscription on title page. Cased with: Groups of fruit / George Bradshaw. Second edition. London : T. McLean, 1819; and, Groups of flowers / George Bradshaw. Second edition. London : T. McLean, 1819.
Subject Terms:
Birds in art
Decoration and ornament -- Animal forms
Drawing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drawing -- Technique.
Lepard, John -- Publisher.
McLean, Thomas -- Publisher.
Ornithological illustration -- Great Britain.
Turner & Hadley -- Printer.
Watercolor painting -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Watercolor painting -- Technique.
Form/Genre:
Drawing books.
Stipple engravings -- 1819.
Stipple engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1819.
Contributors:
Brookshaw, George, ill.
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