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Print - Picturesque Beauties of Boswell
  • Picturesque Beauties of Boswell
    Thomas Rowlandson, born 7 - died 1827
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Picturesque Beauties of Boswell

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    05/1768 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Thomas Rowlandson, born 7 - died 1827 (etcher)
    Kearsley, G. (publisher)
    Henry William Bunbury, born 1750 - died 1811 (artist)
    E. Jackson (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.3039

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

The Vision at Lord Errol's, Slains Castle; After Henry William Bunbury; Part of 'Picturesque Beauties of Boswell'; Etching print on paper.
One of a series of caricatures, illustrative of James Boswell’s 'The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.' (first published in 1785), entitled 'Picturesque Beauties of Boswell'.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

05/1768 (published)

Artist/maker

Thomas Rowlandson, born 7 - died 1827 (etcher)
Kearsley, G. (publisher)
Henry William Bunbury, born 1750 - died 1811 (artist)
E. Jackson (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

etching print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm page approx, Width: 34.7 cm page approx

Object history note

Part of a series of caricatures, illustrative of James Boswell’s 'The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.' (first published in 1785), entitled 'Picturesque Beauties of Boswell'.
This set is incomplete, wanting Plate II. of the first part, 'The Journalist with a view of Auchinleck, or Land of Stones', and Plate I. of the second part, 'Revising for the second edition, under the inspection of a learned friend', and also the list of plates for each part.

Descriptive line

The Vision at Lord Errol's, Slains Castle; After Henry William Bunbury; Etching print on paper; Part of the set 'Picturesque Beauties of Boswell'; By Thomas Rowlandson; English School; Published by E. Jackson and G. Kearsley, London, 1768.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Categories

Prints; Illustration; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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