The Resource Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772, by William Gilpin

Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772, by William Gilpin

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Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772
Title
Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland
Title remainder
relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772
Statement of responsibility
by William Gilpin
Title variation
  • Gilpin's lakes of Cumberland
  • Observations on the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NIC
Citation location within source
187
Citation source
Abbey, J.R. Scenery
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1724-1804
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Gilpin, William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1733-1807
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Gilpin, Sawrey
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  • Cumbria (England)
  • Lake District (England)
  • Picturesque, The, in art
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Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772, by William Gilpin
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Publication
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  • First published London: R. Blamire, 1786
  • Paging: xlvii, 238 p., 15 leaves of plates; viii, 264 p., 16-[30] leaves of plates
  • The views are etchings with aquatint after Gilpin's sketches. They are printed in black with tonal wash applied by hand. Plates 25-[30] depict grazing animals (horse, cattle, sheep) and make use of soft-ground etching in addition to etching and aquatint; some of these are signed in the plate SG, perhaps for Gilpin's brother Sawrey, an animal painter and etcher. The maps depict individual lakes, hand-colored blue
  • At end of the 2nd vol. are 2 p. listing Gilpin's works available from the publishers
  • Binding: brown paper, printed paper spine labels
Edition
3rd ed., in 2 v.
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
Getty copy has a collation of the work in pencil on front free endpaper recto, together with a price of £45.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland : relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1772, by William Gilpin
Link
Publication
Note
  • First published London: R. Blamire, 1786
  • Paging: xlvii, 238 p., 15 leaves of plates; viii, 264 p., 16-[30] leaves of plates
  • The views are etchings with aquatint after Gilpin's sketches. They are printed in black with tonal wash applied by hand. Plates 25-[30] depict grazing animals (horse, cattle, sheep) and make use of soft-ground etching in addition to etching and aquatint; some of these are signed in the plate SG, perhaps for Gilpin's brother Sawrey, an animal painter and etcher. The maps depict individual lakes, hand-colored blue
  • At end of the 2nd vol. are 2 p. listing Gilpin's works available from the publishers
  • Binding: brown paper, printed paper spine labels
Edition
3rd ed., in 2 v.
Extent
1 online resource (2 v.
Form of item
online
Note
Getty copy has a collation of the work in pencil on front free endpaper recto, together with a price of £45.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote

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