Sepolcro di Plautio

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View of tomb of the Plauzia family, near Tivoli, Italy

 

  • Printmaker: Whitby, Mary Anne Theresa, 1783-1850, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: Sepolcro di Plautio [graphic] / M.A.T. Whitby, litho., Newlands, 1826.
  • Publication: [Hampshire, England] : [privately printed], [1826]

Catalog Record

829.00.00.115

Acquired September 2022

The Wykeham or Winchester Tower. North west view

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View of Winchester Tower, Windsor Castle, from the north west; the Norman Gate in the background on the left; trees below the tower in the foreground.

  • Printmaker: Kernot, J. H., printmaker.
  • Title: The Wykeham or Winchester Tower. North west view [graphic] : part of the repairs, alterations and improvements of Windsor Castle, in the reigns of King George IV, King William IV, and Queen Victoria / Mich. Gandy, del. ; Sir Jeffry Wyatville, architect ; engraved by J.H. Kernot.
  • Edition: [Proof].
  • Publication: [London] : [John Weale], [1841]

Catalog record

Topos B513 no. 1+

Acquired August 2022

Grotto of Neptune

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Interior view of Neptune’s Grotto, the stalactite cave near Alghero on Sardinia that was discovered by fisherman in the eighteenth century and became a popular tourist site.

  • Printmaker: Whitby, Mary Anne Theresa, 1783-1850, printmaker, artist.
  • Title: Grotto of Neptune [graphic] / M.A.T.W., litho., Newlands, 1829.
  • Publication: [Hampshire, England] : [privately printed], [1829]

Catalog Record

829.00.00.116

Acquired September 2022

A view of the canal, Chinese building, rotunde, in Ranelagh Gardens

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A view of Ranelagh Gardens during a masquarade, with the revellers wearing masks. After a design by Canaletto. For an engraving of the same scene in reverse, published by Robert Sayer in 1752, see British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: 1880,1113.2450.

  • Title: A view of the canal, Chinese building, rotunde [sic], in Ranelagh Gardens, with masquarade [sic] [graphic] = Vüe du canal, du batiment chinois, de la rotunda, &c. des Jardins de Ranelagh, un jour de masquarade / […?] sculp.
  • Publication: [France?] : [publisher not identified], [ca. 1765]

Catalog Record

765.00.00.94+

Acquired April 2022

Archd. Robertson, print-seller and drawing-master

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“Trade card of Archibald Robertson, drawing master, at Savill Row Passage, adjoining Squib’s Auction Room; a street with Robertson’s shop to the right, figures on the pavement, an arched passageway at the end of the street; in oval with figures at the bottom corners; text below.”–British Museum online catalogue.

  • Creator: Robertson, Archibald, 1765-1835.
  • Title: Archd. Robertson, print-seller and drawing-master, in Savill Row Passage, adjoining Squib’s auction room [graphic] : sells great variety of Italian, French and Dutch prints and drawings; best Swiss-crayons, variety of drawing paper, port crayons, all sorts of Italian and French chalks …
  • Publication: [London] : [Archibald Robertson], [ca. 1777]

Catalog Record

File 66 777 R649

Acquired November 2021

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