book of prints;
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'The history of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster, its antiquities and monuments. In two volumes. Vol. I', (London: R. Ackermann) 1812; containing plate before half-title showing three-quarter length portrait of William Vincent stippled by Henry Meyer after W. Owen; frontispiece showing the plan of Westminster Abbey; and illustration at the beginning of the text showing the west front of Westminster Abbey, a hand-coloured aquatint by J. Bluck after A. Pugin. Together with dedication to William Vincent, list of subscribers, introduction, appendix and index. Bound in red leather, with raised bands, gold tooling and lettering at the spine, gilded edges.
Etching, aquatint, stipple, hand-colouring
- Production date
Height: 339 millimetres (approx. size of each page)
Width: 275 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Most illustrations are contained in the second volume, see 1984,0121.42.4-83.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: The history of the Abbey Church of St. Peter's Westminster
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- "Presented to the British Museum through the National Art Fund / Sir John Addis Bequest 1983"
- Prints and Drawings
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