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Picturesque Views on the River Thames, from its Source in Glocestershire to the Nore; with Observations on the Public Buildings and other Works of Art in its Vicinity

1792
Illustrated by Samuel Ireland (English, died in 1800), Aquatint by Cornelius Apostool (Dutch, 1762–1844), Publisher Thomas & John Egerton (18th century)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet III, 457; ESTC (RLIN) T002691; Abbey, Scenery, 430

Dimensions

Overall (vol. 1): 24.2 x 17.1 x 3.4 cm (9 1/2 x 6 3/4 x 1 5/16 in

Accession Number

37.2023a-b

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 54 aquatints, 2 engraved maps, and numerous wood engraved vignettes

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 114 leaves, plus engraved frontispiece, 27 plates, 1 map; [v. 2] 134 ll., plus eng. frontisp., 25 pls., 1 map; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of views and buildings along the Thames River


London: T. & J. Egerton, 1792

Provenance

"Wynne's Library" plus monogram (bookplate); R. Ray[?--signature on verso of each plate]; William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent