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A series of twenty-four views illustrative of the Holy Scriptures : selected from Sir Robert Ainslie's celebrated collection of drawings in Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Corinth, Ephesus, etc. / engraved and coloured by, and under the direction of J. Clarke ; with a geographical and historical account of each view, printed by T. Bensley.
Additional Title(s):
Views from Sir Robert Ainslie's celebrated collection of drawings.
[London] : Published by R. Bowyer & M. Parkes, no. 22, Golden-Square. Printed by T. Bensley, Crane-court, Fleet-street, 1833.
Physical Description:
4 p., [25] leaves of plates : chiefly ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS108.5 .S46 1833+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Cover title: Views from Sir Robert Ainslie's celebrated collection of drawings.
Plates [1]-[11], [20], [21] and [24] reduced from Luigi Mayer's plates in Bowyer's "Palestine', 1804. Plate [24] in particular has considerable additional detail. Plates [14]-[16] and [22] are similarly based on plates in the "Caramania", 1803. No. 12 on a plates in the "Egypt", 1801. Numbers [13], [17], [18], [19], and [23] on plates in the "Views of the Ottoman Dominions", 1810. Cf. Abbey.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 382
BAC: Large paper copy. Plates are uncolored. Earlier issue published in [1817?] with colored plates.
Subject Terms:
Bensley, T. -- Printer.
Bible -- Illustrations.
Bowyer, R. -- Publisher.
Palestine -- Description and travel -- Views.
Palestine -- Pictorial works.
Parkes, M. -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- 1833.
Mayer, Luigi.
Bowyer, Robert, 1758-1834.
Ainslie, Robert, Sir, 1730?-1812.
Clarke, J., fl. 1789-1830, ill.

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