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Creator:
Lysons, Samuel, 1763-1819.
Title(s):

Britannia depicta : a series of one hundred and thirty views of the most interesting and picturesque objects in Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, & Derbyshire / engraved by John Landsheer, Wm. Byrne, S. Middiman, Geo. Cooke, John Scott, John Pye, and J. Neagle, from drawings made by J. Farington, R.A., Thos. Hearne, F.S.A., W. Turner, R.A., and others ; with brief descriptions by Samuel Lysons, F.R.S., F.S.A.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, Strand, Booksellers to the Royal Academy, 1818.
Physical Description:
6 pt. in 1 v. : ill. ; 28 x 38 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 44
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Plates are dated 1803-1818.
Engravings by William Byrne, James Sparrow, Samuel Middiman, John Byrne, Elizabeth Byrne, George Cook, John Landseer, Thomas Woolnoth, James Neagle, John Pye, William Angus, Frederick Rudolph Hay, John Scott, W. Woolnoth, M.S. Barenger, Letitia Byrne and Charles Pye; after Thomas Hearne, William Alexander, William Turner, Joseph Farington, John Smith, Frederick Nash, J. M. W. Turner, John Varley, Thomas Webster, Robert Smirke, and J. Powell.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in later blue half morocco and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Bedfordshire (England) -- Pictorial works.
Cadell, T. -- Publisher.
Cambridge (England) -- Pictorial works.
Cheshire (England) -- Pictorial works.
Cornwall (England : County) -- Pictorial works.
Cumberland (England) -- Pictorial works.
Davies, W. -- Publisher.
Derbyshire (England) -- Pictorial works.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1818.
Engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1818.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Contributors:
Angus, William, 1752-1821, engraver.
Barenger, M. S., engraver.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, engraver.
Byrne, Letitia, 1779-1849, engraver.
Byrne, William, 1743-1805, engraver.
Cooke, George, 1781-1834, engraver.
Hay, Frederick Rudolph, 1784- engraver.
Landseer, John, 1769-1852, engraver.
Middiman, Samuel, approximately 1750-1831, engraver.
Neagle, James, 1760?-1822, engraver.
Pye, Charles, 1777-1864, engraver.
Pye, John, 1782-1874, engraver.
Scott, John, 1774-1827, engraver.
Woolnoth, Thomas, 1785- engraver.
Woolnoth, W. (William), engraver.
Alexander, William, 1767-1816, ill.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, ill.
Farington, Joseph, 1747-1821, ill.
Hearne, Thomas, 1744-1817, ill.
Nash, Frederick, 1782-1856, ill.
Powell, J. (John), 1780-ca. 1833, ill.
Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845, ill.
Smith, John, ill.
Turner, William, 1761-1859, ill.
Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851, ill.
Varley, John, 1778-1842, ill.
Webster, Thomas, 1800-1886, ill.
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