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Creator:
Brannon, Philip, -1890, artist.
Title(s):

The park and the Crystal Palace : presenting a complete series of exterior views, displaying the beautiful combinations of that magnificent structure with the surrounding scenery / drawn by Philip Brannon, artist & author of The picture of Southampton, The strangers guide to Netley Abbey, Geology simplified & ilustrated.

Published/Created:
London : Published June 9th, 1851, by Ackermann & Co., 96 Strand, 1851.
Physical Description:
[2] pages, [14] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 58 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B D 9 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B D 9 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B D 9 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
At head of title: Dedicated by permission to His Royal Highness, Prince Albert.
Tinted lithographs throughout, including title opening.
Lithography by Thomas Picken, Robert Carrick, and W. L. Walton; after Philip Brannon.
The two pages of letterpress describe the seven scenes depicted.
Plates printed by Day & Son.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery, 244
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is bound in publisher's original tan paper wrappers. Publisher's advertisements on back wrapper. Lithographs are uncolored.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is the Abbey copy. Bound in contemporary half leather (rebacked) and brown cloth. Hand-colored lithographs. Imperfect: lacks plates II and III.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 bound in contemporary green half roan and green cloth. Plates folded. Hand-colored lithographs.
Subject Terms:
Crystal Palace (Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England)
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1851.
Contributors:
Picken, Thomas, d. 1870, engraver.
Carrick, Robert, 1829-1904, engraver.
Walton, W. L., active 1834-1855, engraver.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.
Day & Son, printer.
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  • [Lithographed title page with three views]
  • View from the north bank of the Serpentine
  • View from above the bridge
  • View from Kensington Gardens, looking down the Kings Road
  • View of the south side, from near the Princes Gate, looking west
  • The East End
  • Looking over the dam.

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