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Creator:
British School.
Title:
Prospectus and catalogue of the British School : instituted for the perpetual exhibition and sale of the original works of modern artists : under the patronage of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales ...
Published/Created:
London : Printed by C. Rickaby, printer to the British School, Peterborough-court, Fleet-street, 1802.
Physical Description:
45 p. ; 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N1165 B74 P72 1802
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
British Art Center copy is disbound.
Prospectus signed G. [i.e. George] Field.
Half t.p. reads: Prospectus and catalogue of the exhibition of the British School: patronized by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
British School founded in 1802 by John Thomas Serres, George Field, and William Ashford. It was not a financial success & lasted only 18 months.
Head-piece engraved by J. Berryman.
Whitley, W. Art in England, 1800-1820 (1973), p. 45-48.
Subject Terms:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Great Britain.
British School.
Painting, British -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Rickaby, C. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Prospectuses.
Wood engravings -- 1802
Contributors:
Field, George, 1777?-1854.
Serres, John Thomas, 1759-1825.
Ashford, William, ca. 1746-1824.
Berryman, J., fl. 1824, engraver.
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