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'The Christian keepsake, and missionary annual. Edited by the Rev. William Ellis' (London, Paris & America: Fisher, Son & Co) 1837; containing 16 plates including the frontispiece and vignette title: 1. portrait of Felicia Hemans by W. Holl after W.E. West (frontispiece), 2. The Missionary's grave, Raiatea' by W. Floyd after H. Melville (title-page), 3. 'The Rev. W. Carey, D.D. and his Brahmin Pundit' by J. Jenkins after Home, 4. 'Festival of the Mohurram [Muharram], celebration of the funeral obsequies of Houssein & Hoossein', by F.W. Topham after H. Melville, 5. portrait of Thomas Clarkson, by J. Cochran after S. Lane, 6. 'Mountains of Aboo, in Guzerat' by E. Benjamin after H. Melvielle after a sketch from nature by Capt. Grindlay, 7. 'The dome at Worms' by W. Wallis after S. Prout, 8. portrait of Rev. William Jay of Bath, by W. Holl after R. Evans, 9. 'The death of Heber' by J. Sands after H. Melville, 10. portrait of Bishop Henry Ryder, by T. Woolnoth after H. W. Pickersgill, 11. 'The new harbour - Rhodes' by D. Buckle after J. Salmon after a drawing from nature by W.H. Bartlett, 12. 'The church of Vasili Blagennoi, and part of the kremlin from the Moskva' by J.H. Kernot after A.G. Vickers, 13. portrait of the Caffre Chief, Jan Tzatzoe, 'A Christian chief of the Amakosoe, South Africa', by W. Holl after H. Room, 14. 'The marina of Valetta, Malta', by W. Finden after S. Prout after a drawing from nature by Lieut. H.E. Allen, 15. 'Dr Doddrige's mother teaching him scripture history by the Dutch tiles in the chimney', by G. Presbury after J. Franklin, 16. 'Basle, on the Rhine' by J. Sands after S. Prout. Together with occasional wood-engraved illustrations within the text, preface, table of contents, list of plates and publisher's advertisement. Bound in tan leather with blind-tooled design on covers, title in gold at the spine, gilded edges.
Stipple and etching, wood-engraving
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Height: 195 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each sheet)
Width: 135 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See 1866,1114.591 and 1865,0114.405 for other impressions of the prints in this book.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: The Christian keepsake
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