Travels in Ethiopia, above the second cataract of the Nile : exhibiting the state of that country, and its various inhabitants, under the dominion of Mohammed Ali and illustrating the antiquities, arts, and history of the ancient kingdom of Meroe / by G.A. Hoskins... ; with a map, and ninety illustrations ...
- London : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835.
- Physical Description:
- xix, , 367,  p.  leaves of plates (one folded) : ill., map, plans ; 29 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsDT128 .H82 1835+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Plate lithographed by John Arrowsmith, Robert Jacob Hamerton, W.L. Walton, Joseph Bonomi, and William P. Sherlock; after G.A. Hoskins and L. Bandoni.
Plates printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel.
Some plates are double and some printed on both sides.
The chromolithographs present are probably the earliest in an English printed book--Cf. Gascoigne.
Gascoigne, B. "Earliest English chromolithographs." Journal of the Printing Historical Society (1982/83), p. -67
- Subject Terms:
- Ethiopia -- Description and travel.Gray, A. -- Autograph.Hullmandel, C. -- Printer.Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman -- Publisher.Meroe (Extinct city)Nubia -- Description and travel.Spottiswoode, A. -- Printer.
- Chromolithographs -- 1835.
Wood engravings -- 1835.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1835.
Lithographs -- 1835.
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Hoskins, G. A. (George Alexander), -1864, Travels in Ethiopia, above the second cataract of the Nile , 1835
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