Front of Wrapper for Rivers of England (Number One)
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- Letterpress and line engraving
Lettered, upper left: "No."; letterd, upper right: "Proofs Imperial Quarto, 14s."; lettered, center: "THE | RIVERS | OF | ENGLAND, | FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS | BY J.M.W. TURNER, R.A.-- | W. COLLINS, R.A.-- and the late T. GIRTIN, | AND ENGRAVED IN | HGHLY-FINISHED MEZZOTINTO ON STEEL, BY | EMINENT ENGRAVERS. | 1823."; lettered, lower center: "The Work will be published in Numbers, each containing Three Plates - Twelve Numbers to form a Volume, which will | be complete in itself, containing Thirty-Six Views of Enlish River Scenery, selcted for their characteristic beauty. The | size of the Engravings to correspond withthe views of the "Southern Coast of England," and to be printed uniform with | that work, to which "The Rivers of England" will form a companion, presenting a series of picturesque delineations of the | interior of the Country, while the former displays the most prominent features of its shores. | PRICE OF TEH WORK. | Each Number, containg Three Views, Royal Quarto..... 10s. | Ditto, Proofs, Imperial Quarto ............ 14s. | Ditto, Proofs on India Paper ............. 16s. | LONDON: | PUBLISHED BY W.B. COOKE, 9, SOHO-SQUARE."
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- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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- Public Domain
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Print made by William Bernard Cooke, 1778–1855, British, Front of Wrapper for Rivers of England (Number One), 1823
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