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Young, John, 1755–1825

A series of portraits of the emperors of Turkey : from the foundation of the monarchy to the year 1815 : engraved from pictures painted at Constantinople : commenced under the auspices of Sultan Selim the Third, and completed by command of Sultan Mahmoud the Second : with a biographical account of each of the emperors / By John Young.

Additional Title(s):

Portraits of the emperors of Turkey.

[London : Printed by W. Bulmer and co., 1815]
Physical Description:
4 p.L., 128, [2] p. : ill. ; 58 cm. in case 61 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B N 12
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Engraved half-title (in colors): Recueil des portraits des empereurs ottomans.
Added t.-p.: Suite des portraits des empereurs turcs, depuis la fondation de la monarchie jusqu'á l'an 1815 ...
Published in London by John Young in 1815. Cf. Friedman.
Friedman, Joan. Color printing in England. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1978. 32.
Friedman, J. Color printing in England, 1486-1870, 32
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 372.
Selected exhibitions: "Color Printing in England, 1486-1870" (Yale Center for British Art, 20 April-25 June, 1978).
BAC: Abbey copy.
English and French.
Subject Terms:
Bulmer (William) and Co. -- Printer.
Turkey -- Kings and rulers -- Portraits.
Turkey -- Kings and rulers.
Young, John -- Publisher.
Mezzotints -- Hand-colored -- [1815].
IIIF Manifest:

Color Printing in England, 1486-1870 (Yale Center for British Art, April 20, 1978-June 25, 1978) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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