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Title(s):

Painting on velvet : taught in a new and very superior style, being without the use of formulas.

Published/Created:
[Alnwick] : Davison, printer, Alnwick, [1821]
Physical Description:
1 p. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ND1625 .P35 1821
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Printed advertisement, apparently intended to be mailed, announcing lessons in painting on velvet. "Misses M. and H. Taylor, being on their way to Edinburgh ... propose staying one week [in Alnwick] to give lessons in the above fashionable accomplishment ... Proficients in flower painting may acquire the art in three lessons ... Six lessons, one guinea; three lessons, half a guinea ... Grounding the velvet ... which has the appearance of painting on black and coloured velvets is taught in two additional lessons. Terms seven shillings. ... Specimens of their style of teaching may be seen for one week ... at their lodgings at Mrs. Robson's, Narrowgate Street, Alnwick. [Signed] Alnwick, Dec. 6th, 1821."
BAC: British Art Center copy bears evidence of mailing, including folds and wax seal. Addressed, in ms., to Mrs. Thorpe, Bailiff Gate.
Subject Terms:
Alnwick -- Imprints -- Specimens -- 1821.
Botanical illustration -- Study and teaching.
Davison -- Printer.
Painting -- Study and teaching.
Taylor, H., Miss.
Taylor, M., Miss.
Velvet painting -- Study and teaching.
Form/Genre:
Advertising mail.
Advertisements.
Contributors:
Taylor, M., Miss.
Taylor, H., Miss.
Davison, William, 1780-1858, printer.
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