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Marcus Ward & Co.'s Popular series of water-color views of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland : with descriptive notes ; in eight packets, price 1s. 6d. each ; or, in mounts, gilt bevelled edges, 3s. each packet.

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Popular series of water-color views of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland

London : Marcus Ward & Co., 67, 68, Chandos Street, Covent Garden, W. C. : [ca. 1870]
Belfast, [ca. 1870]
Physical Description:
8 pt. : chiefly ill. ; 26 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA667 .M37 1870+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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With three chomolithographed illustrations in each of the eight packets. Each view accompanied by a slip of letterpress description, affixed to the back of the plate.
Illustrations are signed T.L. Rowbotham. The artist is probably Thomas Leeson Rowbotham (1783-1853) or Thomas Charles Leeson Rowbotham (1823-1875).
Description based on the cover title to packet no. 3.
"The Irish views are in preparation."--Cover.
BAC: British Art Center copy is incomplete. Includes original printed paper wrapper for packet 3, with 9 plates from various packets. Descriptive slip pasted on verso of some identify the views as: Buttermere; Glengareff (Ireland); Moel Siabod; Derwentwater; Glendalough (Ireland); two views of castles: Kilchurn Castle (?) and Carnarvon (?); plus two unidentified landscapes.
Subject Terms:
Castles -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Ireland -- Pictorial works.
Marcus Ward & Co. -- Publisher.
Chromolithographs -- 1870.
Rowbotham, Thomas Leeson, 1783-1853, ill.
Rowbotham, Thomas Charles Leeson, 1823-1875, associated name.
Marcus Ward & Co.

  • Contents, from cover title: No. 1. Buttermere, Cumberland, Skiddaw, Derwentwater & Saddleback, Eagle Crag, Borrowdale
  • No. 2. Head of Windermere, Rydal Water, Westmoreland, Langdale, Westmoreland
  • No. 3. Linlithgow, Ben Nevis, from Bannavie, Loch Leven Castle
  • No. 4. Doune Castle, Loch Katrine, Kilchurn Castle
  • No. 5. Carnavon Castle, Cader Idris, from the Barmouth road, Moel Siabod, from Bettws-y-Coed
  • No. 6. Snowdon, Conway Castle, Beddgelert.

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