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Brackenbury, George
The seat of war in the East by William Simpson ...
London, Paul & Dominic Colnaghi & Co., 1855-1856.
Physical Description:
2 v. 81 col. plates. 57 cm.
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Folio A D14
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
T.-p.'s included in number of plates.
Text by George Brackenbury--Cf. Abbey, Travel, 237.
Most plates have illustrated guard sheets with descriptive letterpress.
Plates lithographed by E. Walker, J. Needham, W. Walton, R. Carrick, E. Morin, Charles Haghe, T. Picken, J. A. Vinter, T. G. Dutton, R. M. Bryson and F. Jones, after William Simpson.
Published also under title: The campaign in the Crimea.
Plates printed by Day & Son.
British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 has the bookplate of L. C. Berger. In copies 1 and 2, the plates have added hand coloring. Copy 2, which may be a different issue, is lacking the descriptive text to v. 1. Copy 2 has a list of plates to v. 1 on the verso of the dedicatory leaf; in v. 2 a list of plates appears on a separate leaf. Copy 2 has the bookplate of Thomas Gaisford. Copy 3 is in 1 volume with the text bound at the back.
Abbey, Travel, 237 (copy 2: Abbey copy).
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 136
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
Subject Terms:
Berger, L. C. -- Bookplate.
Colnaghi (Paul & Dominic) & Co. -- Publisher.
Day & Son -- Printer.
Gaisford, Thomas, 1779-1855 -- Bookplate.
Lithotints -- Hand-colored -- 1855-1856.
Lithographs -- 1855-1856.
Walker, Edmund, lithographer
Simpson, William, 1823-1899.
Needham, J. (Jonathan), fl. 1855-1870.
Walton, W.
Carrick, Robert, 1829-1904.
Morin, Edmond, 1824-1882.
Haghe, Charles, -1888.
Picken, Thomas, -1870.
Vinter, John Alfred, approximately 1828-1905.
Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth, fl. 1855.
Bryson, Robert M., active 1863-1876.
Jones, F.

Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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