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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

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


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


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


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


"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