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Raye, Charles
A picturesque tour through the Isle of Wight / by Charles Raye, Esq. ; illustrated by numerous views.
Additional Title(s):
Picturesque views in the Isle of Wight
London : Printed for the proprietor, by Howlett and Brimmer, Frith Street, Soho, 1825.
Physical Description:
[52] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 x 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA670.W6 R39 1823+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Publisher's printed title label: Picturesque views in the Isle of Wight. Coloured engraavings. Price £2 : 12s :6d. in extra boards.
Plates 22 and 23 signed: C. Rosenberg sculpt. The remainder are unsigned.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, p. 206
Prideaux, S.T. Aquatint engraving, p. 349
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 349
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in half red roan. Roan label on front cover: Views in the Isle of Wight.
Subject Terms:
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1825.
Howlett and Brimmer -- Publisher.
Isle of Wight (England) -- Description and travel.
Isle of Wight (England) -- Pictorial works.
Landscape -- England -- Isle of Wight.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1825.
Rosenberg, C, engraver.

  • View of the Isle of Wight from Portsmouth Harbour
  • Village of Carisbrooke
  • Carisbrooke Castle
  • Entrance to Carisbrooke Castle
  • View of the needles from Chale Bay
  • Rocks near Chale Bay
  • Village of Niton
  • Sand Rock near Niton
  • Black Gang Chine
  • View from the top of Black Gang Chine
  • St. Laurence's Church
  • Undercliff near Mirables
  • Bonn Church
  • View near Luccombe Chine
  • Ventnor Cove
  • Dunnose
  • View at Shanklin
  • Shanklin Church
  • Shanklin Chine
  • Culver Cliffs from Sandham Bay
  • Distant View of Culver Cliffs
  • Cowes Castle
  • View of Spithead from Ryde
  • Freshwater Cave.

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