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Creator:
Timms, William Henry, b. 1791, ill.
Title(s):

Twelve views of the town of Reading : gentlemens seats, &c.

Additional Title(s):

Select views of the borough of Reading, and adjacent scenery

Published/Created:
[Reading] : Published by J. Rusher, King Street, Reading, May 5th, 1823.
Physical Description:
[13] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 25 x 35 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2009 105
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Publisher's printed title label on cover: Select views of the borough of Reading, and adjacent scenery. Price, twelve shillings.
Title page is engraved.
A variant of Abbey, Scenery 294. Appears to have been printed two weeks earlier.
Abbey, J.R. Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 295
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Bound in original brown paper wrappers, with printed title label. ALS, 1 Nov. 1938, from T. Stephenson (of James Rimmell & Son, Ltd.) to J.R. Abbey, discussing this work, removed to Object file.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Reading.
Country homes -- England -- Reading -- Pictorial works.
Etching -- Specimens -- 1823.
Landscape -- England -- Reading.
Reading (England) -- Pictorial works.
Rusher, J. -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1823.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1823.
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  • Views of Reading from Red Lane
  • Duke Street from the Bridge
  • King Street
  • View of the Corn Market, obelisk & St. Lawrence Church
  • Horne Street & St. Giles Church
  • St. Mary's Church
  • London Road from Reading
  • Part of Castle Street from the Turnpike
  • Luckley House Sonning- Palmer. Esqr.
  • Coley House J.B. Monck Esqr. M.P.
  • Coll. Marsack's.
  • Caversham Bridge.

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