book of prints;
- Museum number
"Viaggio Pittorico fatto da Ginevra a Milano per La Strada del Sempione"; a book of 12 aquatint views in landscape format, showing scenes on the route from Geneva to Milan. Each printed with engraved titles and bound facing letterpress descriptions in parallel German and French. Bound in green boards with letterpress titlepage.
Aquatints, printed in sepia
- Production date
- after 1811
Height: 402 millimetres
Width: 303 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
- Curator's comments
- A note (by Campbell Dodgson?) on the fly-leaf speculates that the prints contained in this volume may be copies of the 1811 Paris publication with French title and 35 plates by Lory père & fils.
Binding has the label of "Delaville, 1er Fabt. de Registres à dos élastique / Sucr. de Despilly Terzuolo, Papetier du Roi, Rue de la Chaussé d'Antin, No. 15. A Paris."
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Viaggio Pittorico fatto da Ginevra a Milano per La Strada del Sempione
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Inner pastedown bears Dodgson's "Diligentia" bookplate
Title page has MS owner's inscription of C E Pollen.
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number