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Banks, John Henry, 1816–1879

Panoramic view of Liverpool.

London : Ackermann & Co., March 26th, 1847.
Physical Description:
1 print : steel engraving ; 55 x 81 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2009 4g
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Abbey, J.R. Life in England in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 571
Hyde, R. Gilded scenes and shining prospects, 76
Muir, R. Bygone Liverpool, 87
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy.
"Ackermann's bird's-eye view of Liverpool is taken from a point above Birkenhead looking across the Mersey. Evidently it was designed to serve both as a print and a map. To present the maximum amount of detail, the artist has taken a certain amount of axionometric licence. A proof of the engraving in the British Museum carries fewer place names. A manuscript imprint inscribed on it reads: 'Drawn, engraved and published as the act directs by J.H. Banks, 7, Gt. Newport Strt. Long Acre, London.' ..."--Hyde.
Subject Terms:
Liverpool (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works.
Liverpool (England) -- Pictorial works.
Panoramas -- Specimens.
Panoramas -- England -- Liverpool.
Views -- England -- Liverpool.
Steel engravings -- 1847.
Ackermann and Co., publisher.

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