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Wathen, James
A series of views illustrative of the island of St. Helena / by James Wathen Esqr.
London : Published for the proprietor, by T. Clay, Ludgate Hill, Robt. Jennings, Poultry & Ino. Major, Skinner Street, September 1821 [i.e. 1826?]
Physical Description:
8 p., 10 leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DT671.S2 W38 1826+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Aquatints by J. Clark after James Wathen.
"T. Kay, printer, Welbeck Street, Cavendish Square."--P. 8.
Originally published in 1821. The present edition lacks the frontispiece portrait of Wathen (in the earlier edition), and the letterpress has been reset.
Title page is engraved, with aquatint vignette.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 315
BAC: British Art Center copy in original printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Clay, T. -- Publisher.
France -- Kings and rulers -- Homes and haunts -- Saint Helena.
Jennings, Robt. -- Publisher.
Kay, T. -- Printer.
Major, Ino. -- Publisher.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Homes and haunts -- Saint Helena.
Saint Helena -- Description and travel -- Views.
Saint Helena -- Description and travel.
Wathen, James -- Portraits.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1821.
Clark, J., engraver.

  • Island of St. Helena
  • Sugar-loaf Hill, St Helena
  • Ladder Hill, St Helena
  • Fort on High knoll, St Helena
  • View from High knoll, St Helena
  • Longwood House, St Helena
  • Plantation House, St Helena
  • Rocks, called Lot and his Daughters, St Helena
  • Barracks on Ladder Hill, St Helena.

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