S. Memoria Paulia Pompilia Benedicta

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A view of a cave, the entrance to which is decorated with a pediment and frieze.

  • Printmaker: Whitby, Mary Anne Theresa, 1783-1850, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: S. Memoria Paulia Pompilia Benedicta [graphic] / M.A.T.W., litho., Newlands, 1829.
  • Publication: [Hampshire, England] : [privately printed], [1829]

Catalog Record

829.00.00.119

Acquired June 2023

Gli avanzi del Tempio di Serapide

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View of the remains of the Roman Temple of Serapis, also known as The Serapeum, just north of Pozzuoli, Italy.

  • Artist: Whitby, Mary Anne Theresa, 1783-1850, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: Gli avanzi del Tempio di Serapide [graphic] / from a sketch by Mrs. Whitby 1823.
  • Publication: [Hampshire, England] : Newlands Press, 1826.

Catalog Record

826.00.00.92

Acquired June 2023

The history and antiquities of the county of Essex

printed text

Extra-illustrated and expanded to 5 volumes, each volume with an added printed title page dated 1908 and bound in early 20th-century red crushed levant full morocco gilt

  • Author: Morant, Philip, 1700-1770.
  • Title: The history and antiquities of the county of Essex : compiled from the best and most ancient historians, from Domesday-book, Inquisitiones post mortem, and other the most valuable records and mss. &c. / the whole digested, improved, perfected, and brought down to the present time, by Philip Morant ; illustrated with copper plates.
  • Published: London : Printed for T. Osborne …, J. Whiston …, S. Baker …, L. Davis and C. Reymers … and B. White …, 1768.

Catalog Record

Folio 64 Es75 768

Acquired September 2023

Castel Sardo

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View of the hilltop town, Castelsardo in Sardinia, Italy.

  • Printmaker: Whitby, Mary Anne Theresa, 1783-1850, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: Castel Sardo [graphic] / M.A.T. Withby, litho., Newlands, 1828.
  • Publication: [Hampshire, England] : [privately printed], [1828]

Catalog Record

828.00.00.107

Acquired June 2023

A perspective view of Brighthelmston

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View of Brighton, the town with numerous houses and other buildings, St. Nicholas’s Church on the hill above the town to the right, the coast stretching away in the distance, windmills in the fields to the left with haywains drawn by oxen and reapers at their work amongst the crops to the right, elegant ladies and gentlemen strolling through the scene with a man sketching to the left, several boats and ships on the calm sea beyond, gulls amongst the clouds above. The Royal Arms below.

  • Printmaker: Canot, Pierre Charles, 1710-1777, printmaker.
  • Title: A perspective view of Brighthelmston, and of the sea coast as far as the Isle of Wight [graphic] : Inscribed (by permission) to His Royal Highness William Henry Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, Earl of Connaught of the Kingdom of Ireland, Ranger of Hampton Court Park, and Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter – by His Royal Highnesses most obedt. & devoted servt. James Lambert / Jas. Lambert pinxt. ; P.C. Canot sculpt.
  • Publication: [London] ; [Lewes] : Publish’d as the act directs, & sold by Jas. Lambert, painter, at Lewes in Sussex, and Robert Sayer, map and printseller, No. 53 Fleet Street, London, [approximately 1765]

Catalog Record

Drawer 765.00.00.95

Acquired April 2023

A view of the Great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River

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“View of a cascade, with figures on a fallen tree in the left foreground, the river beyond. 1761, probably a later re-publication.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Elliot, William, 1727-1766, printmaker.
  • Title: A view of the Great Cohoes Falls, on the Mohawk River [graphic] : the fall about seventy feet, the river near a quarter of a mile broad = Vue de la Grande Cataracte de Cohoes, sur la Riviere des Mohawks : la hateur est l’environ 70 pieds, 1 sa riviere a pres l’un quart de mile de large / sketch’d on the spot by His Excellency Governor Pownal ; painted by Paul Sandby, & engraved by Wm. Elliot.
  • Publication: London : Printed for John Bowles at No. 13 in Cornhill, Robert Sayer at No. 53 in Fleet Street, Thos. Jefferys the corner of St. Martins Lane in the Strand, Carington Bowles at No. 69 in St. Pauls Chruch Yard, and Henry Parker at No. 82 in Cornhill, [between 1768 and 1771]

Catalog Record

768.00.00.17++

Acquired April 2023

Perspective view of the inside of the Royal Exchange in London

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“Interior of the Royal Exchange; interior of the great quadrangle from the north-east corner of the inner cloister, or walk, with the clock tower on the left, and the court filled with merchants of various nations.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, printmaker.
  • Title: To the Right Honorable William Pitt, first Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Principal Secretary of State, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, this accurate perspective view of the inside of the Royal Exchange in London is (by permission) humbly dedicated by his most grateful, obedient, and most obliged humble servant, J. Chapman [graphic] / the delineation by Mr. Chapman, the figures by Lutherburgh, the graving of the plates by Bartolozzi.
  • Publication: [London] : [John Chapman], [1788]

Catalog Record

788.00.00.44++

Acquired April 2023

G. Wooll, carver & gilder, looking glass, picture frame maker

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A lithographically printed advertisement for G. Wooll of Hastings, showing a view of the town. Wooll was also a printer and publisher who issued local views of Hastings and Rye as individual prints and bound collections.

 

  • Printmaker: Tyller, G., printmaker.
  • Title: G. Wooll, carver & gilder, looking glass, picture frame maker, fancy stationer, printseller, &c. &c., High Street, Hastings [graphic] : Rich & plain cornices, chimney & pier glasses, box & swing ditto, gold bordering for rooms. Drawings lent to copy. Glasses polished & silvered. Old paintings cleaned and repaired. Drawing materials of every description. Screens, screen handles, embosed [sic] drawing boards, carde, papers & plain do. / drawn on stone by G. Tyller [or Tykes?], April 1823.
  • Publication: [London] : Printed by Simonau London, [1823]

Catalog Record

File 63 823 G1

Acquired January 2023

Perspective view of the outside of the Royal Exchange in London

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“Exterior view of the Royal Exchange; looking down a busy street with carriages, carts and pedestrians, St Paul’s Cathedral in the distance to the left, the prominent entrance of the Royal Exchange with tower to right; in right foreground a man enters a shop with the sign “John’s Coffee”; after Loutherbourg and Chapman; published etched state.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Printmaker: Bartolozzi, Francesco, 1727-1815, printmaker.
  • Title: To the Right Honorable William Pitt, first Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Principal Secretary of State, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, this accurate perspective view of the outside of the Royal Exchange in London is (by permission) humbly dedicated by his most grateful, obedient, and most obliged humble servant, J. Chapman [graphic] / the delineation by Mr. Chapman, the figures by Lutherburgh, the graving of the plates by Bartolozzi.
  • Publication: [London] : Published as the act directs August 12, 1788, & sold by Mr. Chapman at Mr. Christie’s, Pall Mall, [12 August 1788]

Catalog Record

788.08.12.01++

Acquired April 2023