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Creator:
Fisher, Thomas, 1781?-1836.
Title(s):

A series of antient allegorical, historical, and legendary paintings, in fresco : discovered in the summer of 1804 on the walls of the chapel of the Trinity, belonging to the Gild of the Holy Cross, at Stratford-upon-Avon, in Warwickshire / from drawings made at the time of their discovery by Thomas Fisher ... ; also, a plan of the Chapel, facsimiles of various grants and indulgences to the gild ; with representations of one hundred and fifty public and private seals appended to them, facsimile extracts from the register of the gild ...

Published/Created:
London : Nichols and Son ..., 1836.
Physical Description:
[6], 8 p., [55] leaves of plates : ill., plan, facsims. ; 49 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 145
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A N 145
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Several plates by Hilkiah Burgess; others by and after Thomas Fisher.
British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 has t.p., appendixes and several other pages hand-ruled in red. Bookseller suggests that this is the copy used by John Nichols to plan a new ed.
Copy 2 has the autograph of John Reeves and is imperfect: 2 leaves of plates & 8 p. (Appendixes at end) wanting.
Added lithographed t.-p., dated 1807.
"Legends of the invention and exaltation of the Holy Cross:" Appendix 1, p. 1-5 at end.
"Legend of St. Thomas Archbishop of Canterbury:" Appendix 2, p. [6]-8 at end.
Subject Terms:
Church of the Holy Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Gild of the Holy Cross, The Blessed Mary, and St. John the Baptist (Stratford-upon-Avon)
Mural painting and decoration -- Great Britain.
Nichols and Son -- Publisher.
Reeves, John -- Autograph, 1877.
Seals (Numismatics) -- Great Britain.
Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- Antiquities.
Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- Charters, grants, privileges.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1836.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1836.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1836.
Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1836.
Contributors:
Nichols, John Gough, 1806-1873.
Burgess, Hilkiah, engraver.
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