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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
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
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.
Abbey, J.R. Life, 97
NSTC, 2B50780
Bridson, G. Plant, animal & anatomical illustration, D410
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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