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Title(s):

The copper plate magazine, or, Monthly treasure for the admirers of the imitative arts.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for G. Kearsly, 1774-1778.
Physical Description:
[258] p., [126] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE1400 C6 Copy 1
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NE1400 C6 Copy 2
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NE1400 C6 Copy 3
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
BAC : Copy 2-3 are incomplete. Copy 2 has plates dated 1774-1775 & the original letterpress t.p. Copy 3 has plates dated 1777-1778 & the later engraved t.p.
BAC : British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 is complete and includes the prospectus for Paul Sandby's Virtuosi's museum bound after the "publisher's address."
Plates by William Watts, Joseph Collyer, Charles Grignion, William Walker, James Roberts, Edward Rooker, Michael Angelo Rooker, Thomas Cook, Thomas Ryder, William Sharp, John Hall, Benjamin Green, W. Smart, and Robert Pollard; after Paul Sandby, Charles Le Brun, Edward Edwards, Godfrey Kneller, Thomas Gainsborough, Michael Angelo Rooker, Benjamin Green, and other, non-British, artists.
Engraved t.p., with vignette.
No more published.
Plates are dated Aug. 1774-Jan. 1778.
The "Directions to the binder" on verso of last leaf call for cancellation of the letterpress title & substitution of the engraved one.
Includes 43 landscapes, with buildings, by P. Sandby, 2 of Strawberry Hill.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Periodicals.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1774-1778
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Green, Robert -- Bookplate
Kearsly, G. -- Publisher
Form/Genre:
Periodicals -- England -- 18th century.
Contributors:
Watts, William, 1752-1851, engraver.
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827, engraver.
Grignion, Charles, 1721-1810, engraver.
Walker, William, 1729-1793, engraver.
Roberts, James, 1725-1799, engraver.
Rooker, Edward, 1712?-1774, engraver.
Cook, Thomas, approximately 1744-1818, engraver.
Ryder, Thomas, 1746-1810, engraver.
Sharp, William, 1749-1824, engraver.
Hall, John, 1739-1797, engraver.
Smart, W., engraver.
Pollard, Robert, 1755-1838, engraver.
Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, ill.
Le Brun, Charles, 1619-1690, ill.
Edwards, Edward, 1738-1806, ill.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723, ill.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788, ill.
Rooker, Michael Angelo, 1746-1801, ill.
Green, Benjamin, ca. 1736-ca. 1800, ill.
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