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Creator:
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Title:
Ædes Walpolianæ, or, A description of the collection of pictures at Houghton-Hall in Norfolk, the seat of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford.
Edition:
The second edition, with additions.
Published/Created:
London : Printed by John Hughs, near Lincoln's Inn-Fields, 1752.
Physical Description:
xxxv, 143 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill., ports., plans ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 W3 1752+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates by George Vertue; after Christian Friedrich Zincke, and Thomas Ripley.
"The ... account of Lord Orford's collection of pictures, is rather intended as a catalogue than as a description of them."--Introd.
Dedication signed: Horace Walpole.
Printer's statement taken from colophon.
Revision and enlargement of: 1st ed., 1747.
Contents:
A description of the pictures at Houghton-Hall -- A sermon on painting -- A journey to Houghton : a poem / by Mr. Whaley
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1752.
Houghton Hall (England)
Houghton Hall (England) -- Poetry.
Hughes, John, -- Printer.
Painting -- England -- Norfolk -- Catalogs.
Painting -- Private collections -- England -- Norfolk -- Catalogs.
Painting, Italian -- England -- Norfolk -- Catalogs.
Walpole family -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Contributors:
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797. Sermon on painting.
Whaley, Nathanael, 1637?-1709. Journey to Houghton.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Zincke, Christian Friedrich, 1685-1758, ill.
Ripley, Thomas, -1758, ill.
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