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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (printed)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810-1820 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printer's ink, paper, etching

  • Museum number:

    E.1242-1910

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of a series of views in Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Westmorland.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (printed)

Date

ca. 1810-1820 (printed)

Artist/maker

Farington, Joseph RA, born 1747 - died 1821 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Printer's ink, paper, etching

Marks and inscriptions

“This volume contains a complete set of the Plates engraved for Britannia Depicta from Drawings made by Jos : Farington, R.A. of views in Cornwall, Cheshire, Cumberland, Lancashire & Westmoreland. This, and another set belonging to me, are the only complete sets of the above etchings. Signed, Jos. Farington. They are valuable for Artists & Connoisseurs."
A note in pencil on the fly-leaf of the first edition, by the artist.

Jos : Farington
On fly-leaf, signature in ink.

Dimensions

Height: 27.62 cm volume, Width: 37.78 cm volume

Descriptive line

Print from a series of views in Cheshire, Cornwall, Cumberland, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Westmorland. Etching after J. Farington, R.A.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1910, London, Printed for His Majesty's Stationery Office 1911

Materials

Printer's ink; Paper

Techniques

Etching

Categories

Prints; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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