View of the Twickenham bank of the Thames

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A view from Richmond of the Twickenham bank of the Thames, showing (left to right) Pope’s villa, Lady Ferrers’ summer house, Cross Deep, and Dr. Batty’s house (later Poulett Lodge).

  • Creator: Heckel, Augustin, approximately 1690-1770, artist.
  • Title: [View of the Twickenham bank of the Thames] [art original].
  • Production: [England], [ca. 1750]

Catalog Record

Drawings H448 no.1

Acquired February 2022

View at the entrance into Vaux Hall

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“View inside Vauxhall Gardens; the Grand Walk on the left looking down towards the obelisk; the orchestra to the right and pavillions on either side; elegantly dressed figures in gardens.”–British Museum online catalogue

  • Printmaker: Simpson, T., active 1763-1768, printmaker.
  • Title: View at the entrance into Vaux Hall [graphic] / S. Wale delin. ; T. Simpson sculp.
  • Publication: [London] : [Edward and Charles Dilly], [1766]

Catalog Record

766.00.00.70

Acquired October 2021

Voornaamste gebouwen vande stadt Romen t’Amsterdam

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Views of Rome (including the Vatican City), London, Amsterdam, and Tangier.

  • Printmaker: Ram, Johannes de, 1648-1693, printmaker.
  • Title: Voornaamste gebouwen vande stadt Romen t’Amsterdam / by Iohannes de Ram.
  • Publication: [Amsterdam] : [publisher not identified], [approximately 1690]

Catalog Record

724 690R

Acquired March 2021

View at the entrance into Vaux Hall

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View inside Vauxhall Gardens, with the Grand Walk on the right leading towards the obelisk. The orchestra is seen to the left, flanked by pavillions on either side. Elegantly dressed figures socialize in the gardens and walk in pairs down the tree-lined path

  • Artist: Wale, Samuel, -1786, artist.
  • Title: [View at the entrance into Vaux Hall] [art original].
  • Production: [England], [not after 1761]

Catalog Record

Drawings W169 no.3

Acquired October 2021

The fair stationer in Hyde Park 1780

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“View of a row of tents and temporary shelters, one with the sign “Lloyds Coffee House”, a group of four ladies outside, in foreground to right four children play, trees in background on left, a building in distance on right.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Sandby, Paul, 1731-1809, printmaker.
  • Title: The fair stationer in Hyde Park 1780 [graphic] : A distant view of Coll. Sloans Mess House &c. / P. Sandby.
  • Publication: [London] : Publishd. as the act directs by P. Sandby, [ca. 1780]

Catalog Record

780.00.00.139+

Acquired May 2021

A general view of the city of Oxford

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A view of the city of Oxford from a distance with a horse and cows grazing in the foreground on either side of a stream. In middle distance there is a large manor with outbuildings.

  • Printmaker: Green, John, active 1746-1776, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: A general view of the city of Oxford [graphic] = Vue générale de la ville d’Oxford / I. Green delin. et sculp.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, at No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the act directs, 10 August 1773.

Catalog Record

773.08.10.02+

Acquired May 2021

A general view of the city of Oxford

view of the city of Oxford

A view of the city of Oxford from a distance with a horse and cows grazing in the foreground on either side of a stream. In middle distance there is a large manor with outbuildings

  • Printmaker: Green, John, active 1746-1776, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: A general view of the city of Oxford [graphic] = Vue générale de la ville d’Oxford / I. Green delin. et sculp.
  • Publication: London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, map & printseller, at No. 53 in Fleet Street, as the act directs, 10 August 1773.

Catalog Record

773.08.10.02+

Acquired May 2021

Album of watercolors of the countryside around Weston Sands House

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An album of watercolors assembled by the gentleman farmer and amateur artist John Tomes showing views of his manor house Weston Sands House and the surrounding countryside. Tomes recorded his estate from many angles and in all seasons as well as picturesque spots in the neighbouring countryside, including several views of the River Avon which bordered his estate. Also included are a series of watercolors taken on a trip to the Isle of Wight. There is also a view of Windsor Castle (?) across the Thames and many watercolors of medieval ruins, abbeys, and castles. Tomes also copied a number of Turner prints from the ‘Liber Studiorum’ (published 1807-1819) and his ‘Picturesque views on the Southern Coast’ (published 1814-1826).

  • Artist: Tomes, John, 1791-1863, artist.
  • Title: [Album of watercolors of the countryside around Weston Sands House] [art original].
  • Production: [Warwickshire, England], [ca. 1818-1850]

Catalog Record

Folio 75 T656 818

Acquired April 2021

Views of London

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A writing sheet, illustrated with ten views of London that border a central blank area.

  • Title: Views of London [graphic].
  • Publication: London : Published April 4, 1814, by R. Harrild, 20 Great Eastcheap, [4 April 1814]

Catalog Record

814.04.04.01+

Acquired December 2020

 

Arrival of the flotilla of Admiral Howe

description belowUnsigned; attributed to Rowlandson.
Inscribed on verso: Names of the Ships taken by Lord Howe on 1st of June 1794, and brought into Portsmouth Harbour; Sans Pareille 84 Guns, L’America 74, Limpetue 84, Northumberland 84, Achille 76, La Vengeur 74.

 

  • Artist: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827, artist.
  • Title: [Arrival of the flotilla of Admiral Howe into Portsmouth Harbour on 1 June 1794] [art original].
  • Production: [England], [1794]

Catalog Record

Drawings R79 no. 17 Box 2

Acquired August 2020