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'The temple of taste: comprising elegant historical engravings: also, views of the principal buildings in London: also, a select variety of elegant and amusing subjects, with the histories, and other connected information, at large. By the best artists, designers, and engravers' (London, C. Taylor), n.d. [1791-1795]; containing 94 stipples by various artists, titled: 'Vortigern & Rowena' by Nutter after Shelley, 'Britannia', 'The Queen's Palace', 'Spring' by Bond after Singleton, 'The lamb in distress', 'The mourner' by Taylor after Smirke, 'The monument', 'The Sybil's request' by Rider & Cosse after Shelley, 'Protection', 'Front of the Royal Academy, Strand', 'Eleonora; or the force of affection' by Nutter after Shelley, 'Front of the Pantheon, Oxford Street', 'Summer' by Bond after Singleton, 'Fortune', 'Henry VII's chapel, in Westminster Abbey', 'The monk' by Taylor after Smirke', 'Pleasing attention', 'The banqueting house, Whitehall', 'Tuccia' by Nutter after Shelley, 'Perseverance', 'West front of St Martin's Church', 'Ulysses and Penelope' by Bestland after Shelley, 'Judgment', 'Front of St Paul's, London', 'The confidence of Alexander' by Nutter after Shelley, 'The world', 'West front of Westminster Abbey', 'Autumn' by Bond after Singleton, 'Innocence', 'St George's church Hanover Square', 'Tancred and Erminia' by Nutter after Shelley, 'History', 'Black-friars Bridge', 'Hero awaiting Leander' by Bestland after Shelley, 'Society', 'Parade front of the Horse-Guards', 'Abel and Thirza' by Nutter after Shelley', 'Poetry', 'Side view of St Paul's, London', 'Inside of St Paul's Cathedral', 'Aristides the Just' by Rider after Shelley, 'Gaiety', 'View of Westminster Bridge', 'Winter' by Bond after Singleton, 'Concord', 'The bank of Englad', 'The fortitude of marriage' by Taylor after Richter, 'Criticism', 'Inside of St Stephen's Walbrook', 'Comus and Lafu' by Nutter after Shelley, ' Goodwill', 'The Royal Exchange', 'Sabrina and Lady' by Nutter after Shelley, 'Inside of Westminster Abbey', 'Sculpture', 'Delay', 'Carlton House', 'The origin of Designn' by Nutter after Singleton, 'Liberality exciting Genius', 'Eastby house near Richmond Yorkshire the Seat of Captn Durham', 'Olivia', 'Pursuit', 'The arch of Constantine', 'Fidelity', 'Returning Hopes', 'View of a New Bridge on the River Eske, adjacent is a Cotton Mill', 'Reflection', 'Possession', 'View of the Temple of Vesta and that of Fortuna Virilis, at Rome', 'Maternal Conduit', 'Attention', 'View of the Temple of Fortuna Virilis, and that of Vesta, in Rome', 'Charity', 'Acquisition', 'Water-fall on Mask Beck in the North Riding of Yorkshire', 'Moderation', 'Enjoyment', 'View of the Sepulchral Pyramid of Caius Cestius at Rome', 'Maternal Attention', 'Expectation', 'View of the Round Haugh, a remarkable hill on the banks of the Swale, in Yorkshire', 'Mildness', 'Similitude', 'View of the historical column os Antoninus at Rome', 'Advice', 'Labour in vain', 'View of the temple of Eaunus, and part of the Aquaducts of Nero, at Rome', 'Industry', 'Enjoyment over!', 'View of the ruins of the Abbey of St Agatha, near Eastby Yorkshire', 'Chastity', 'Labour in vain No II', and 'View of Ask, near Richmond Yorkshire, the seat of Sr Thomas Dundas, Bart'. Together with list of illustrations, and bookplate of Allen Grebell dated 3 January 1803. Bound in brown leather with gold tooled border, small crescent and flower at each corner, raised bands and gold tooling on spine, marbled endpapers.
Stipple, etching and engraving
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Height: 208 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 165 millimetres
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- Prints with publication line, and dating from 1791 to 1795.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: The temple of taste
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