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Creator:
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833.
Title:
Antiquities of Westminster; the Old Palace; St. Stephen's Chapel, (now the House of Commons) &c. &c. Containing two hundred and forty-six engravings of topographical objects, of which one hundred and twenty-two no longer remain. By John Thomas Smith ...
Published/Created:
London, Printed by T. Bensley, for J. T. Smith, 1807.
Physical Description:
4 p. ., [iii]-xv p., 1 leaf, 276 p. 36 plates (part col.) 2 plans. 55 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 27 Copy 1
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Folio A D 27 Copy 2
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Folio A D 27 Copy 3
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Folio A D 27 Copy 4
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 27 Copy 5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Folio A D 27 Copy 6
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A D 27
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Scenery 210 (copy 7)
Abbey, J.R. Scenery 211 (copy 5)
BAC: British Art Center has 7 copies in which the text and plates are bound in different order. For information concerning the variations between the different copies consult the object file in the Rare Books Department.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 has bound with it: an 8 p. prospectus entitled Proposals for publishing by subscription ... an account and explanation of the paintings ... discovered ... on the walls of the present House of Commons ... by John Sidney Hawkins; and has appended: Mr. John Thomas Smith's Vindication (16 p.); A correct statement and vindication of the conduct of John Sidney Hawkins ... Drawn up and published by Mr. Hawkins himself. London, Sold by messrs. Faulder, 1807 (Printed by S. Gosnell; 87 p.); and the author's Sixty-two additional plates to Smith's Antiquities of Westminster ... London, J. T. Smith [1809] (1 p. ., 2 p. 64 plates, incl. plans), the last 2 plates of which were published by J. Booth, 1819.
"This work contains copies of manuscripts which throw new and unexpected light on the ancient history of the arts in England."
Text by J. S. Hawkins. After a quarrel with Smith, Hawkins' work was revised by other hands, and at his own request his name was omitted from the t.-p.
Plates printed by John Dixon, according to a note on page 276.
"List of subscribers." p. [273]-276.
Wood engravings in the text by William and John Berryman, according to a note on p. 37.
Plates by the author, J. Jeakes, Isaac Mills, S. Rawle, J. Bryant, Frederick Christian Lewis, G. Arnald, and W. J. White; after the author, Nathaniel Smith, Thomas Sandby, Canaletti, and G. Arnald.
Subject Terms:
Bensley, T. -- Printer.
Booth, J. -- Publisher.
Dixon, John -- Printer.
Eversley, Charles Shaw-Lefevre, 1st Viscount, 1794-1888 -- Bookplate.
Faulder -- Publisher.
Gosnell, S. -- Printer.
Gostling, George -- Provenance.
Hale, -- Bookplate.
Hawkins, John Sidney, 1758-1842. Correct statement and vindication of the conduct of John Sidney Hawkins.
Hawkins, John Sidney, 1758-1842. Proposals for publishing by subscription ... an account and explanation of the paintings ...
Hennell, Edward Whittaker -- Bookplate.
Lowe, John -- Bookplate.
Milman, Archibald John Scott, Sir, 1834-1902 -- Bookplate.
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833 -- Autograph, 1808.
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833 -- PUblisher.
Smith, Maria -- Autograph, 1808.
Westminster Palace (London, England)
Zachnsdorf -- Bookbinder.
Form/Genre:
Mezzotints -- 1807.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Lithographs -- 1807.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1807.
Woodcuts -- 1807.
Contributors:
Hawkins, John Sidney, 1758-1842.
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833. Sixty-two additional plates.
Smith, John Thomas, 1766-1833. Mr. John Thomas Smith's Vindication.
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