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Creator:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827.
Title(s):

Comforts of Bath.

Published/Created:
[London] : Pubd. Januy. 6th 1798 by S.W. Fores, No. 50 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville Street, [1798]
Physical Description:
12 prints : aquatint ; 19 x 24 cm, mounted to leaves in an album 27 x 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 43
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Prints
Notes:
"Designed to illustrated Antsey's New Bath guide."--Abbey.
Aquatint engravings by Thomas Rowlandson.
Title and imprint from plates.
"A reprint in excellent facsimile was published about 1860; apart from the difference in the texture of the paper they can be recognized by the absence of the Fores imprint. Never issued with text."--Cf. Abbey.
Rowlandson's original drawings for this series are now in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (Department of Prints and Drawings).
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 408
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 40
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled red morocco.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Anstey, Christopher, 1724-1805. New Bath guide. -- Illustrations.
Bath (England) -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.
Fores, S. W. -- Publisher.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- [1798]
Contributors:
Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, ill.
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