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Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening

A work made of book with aquatints, some with hand-coloring, wood engravings, letterpress, and one stipple engraving, in black on cream wove paper.
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  • A work made of book with aquatints, some with hand-coloring, wood engravings, letterpress, and one stipple engraving, in black on cream wove paper.

Date:

1803

Artist:

Humphrey Repton (English, 1752-1818)
engravings designed by Samuel Shelley (English, c. 1750-1808) and John Adey Repton (English, 1775-1860) and engraved by William Holl, I (English, 1771-1838) and Samuel Porter (English, act. 1792-1842)
published by Josiah Taylor (English, 1761-1834)
printed by Thomas Bensley (English, 1760-1835)
bound by Riviere and Son (English, 1840-1939)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Humphrey Repton

Title

Observations on the Theory and Practice of Landscape Gardening

Place

England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1803

Medium

Book with aquatints, some with hand-coloring, wood engravings, letterpress, and one stipple engraving, in black on cream wove paper

Dimensions

360 × 615 × 45 (book, open); 360 × 300 × 45 mm (book, closed)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Ward Thorne

Reference Number

1940.151

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