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A Picturesque Tour through Holland, Brabant, and part of France; Made in the Autumn of 1789

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) T130391); Abbey, Travel, 184


Overall (each vol.): 24.2 x 16.6 x 3.4 cm (9 1/2 x 6 9/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 47 aquatints and numerous wood engraved vignettes

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: T. & J. Egerton, 1790) Octavo, two vols.; [v. 1] 113 leaves, plus engraved title and 28 plates; [v. 2] 108 ll., plus eng. tp and 17 pls.; contemporary half gilt-stamped brown calf, marbled paper boards.

Illustrations of views, buildings, works of art, etc., in the Netherlands and northern France

London: T. & J. Egerton, 1790


"Pymme's Library" with 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