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Creator:
Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797, author.
Title:
Aedes Walpolianae, 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.
Alternate Title(s):
Description of the collection of pictures at Houghton-Hall in Norfolk
Edition:
The third edition.
Published/Created:
London : [publisher not identified], Printed in the year MDCCLXVII [1767]
[London] : Printed by J. Hughs, near Lincoln's-Inn-Fields, [1767]
Physical Description:
143 pages, [6] leaves of plates (some folded) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 .W3 1767+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 .W3 1767+ Copy 2 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Dedication signed: Horace Walpole.
Engravings by George Vertue; after Christian Friedrich Zincke and Thomas Ripley.
ESTC, T68846
Hazen, A.T. Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library, 4
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary calf. Annotated with some prices. Two short biographies in MS for Mario di Fiori tipped in at front.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary calf.
Contents:
A description of the pictures at Houghton-Hall -- A sermon on painting -- A journey to Houghton : a poem / by the Rev. Mr. Whaley.
Subject Terms:
Houghton Hall (England) -- Early works to 1800.
Houghton Hall (England) -- Poetry.
Painting -- England -- Norfolk -- Catalogs.
Painting -- Private collections -- England -- Norfolk -- Catalogs.
Painting, Italian -- England -- Norfolk -- Catalogs.
Walpole family -- Art collections -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1767.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Contributors:
Whaley, Nathanael, 1637?-1709. Journey to Houghton.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756, engraver.
Ripley, Thomas, -1758, illustrator.
Zincke, Christian Frederick, 1685-1767, illustrator.
Hughs, John, 1703-1771, printer.
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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