Please wait...

Catalogue of a collection of engraved portraits, the largest ever submitted to the public : comprising nearly twenty thousand portraits of persons connected with the history and literature of this country, from the earliest period to the present time : with an enumeration of the circumstances connecting the most eminent persons with the various counties of Great Britain, preferments of the clergy, &c. : alphabetically arranged with the names of the painter and engraver, and the size of each plate : now on sale at the reasonable price affixed to each print. 

Full screen preview

Resource tools

File information File size Options

Original TIF File

3380 × 5448 pixels (18.41 MP)

28.6 cm × 46.1 cm @ 300 PPI

52.7 MB Request

Original Size JPG

3380 × 5448 pixels (18.41 MP)

28.6 cm × 46.1 cm @ 300 PPI

2.7 MB Download
Note: For private use only (not for publication). For other purposes, file a request in Request Item page.

Resource details

Title

Catalogue of a collection of engraved portraits, the largest ever submitted to the public : comprising nearly twenty thousand portraits of persons connected with the history and literature of this country, from the earliest period to the present time : with an enumeration of the circumstances connecting the most eminent persons with the various counties of Great Britain, preferments of the clergy, &c. : alphabetically arranged with the names of the painter and engraver, and the size of each plate : now on sale at the reasonable price affixed to each print.

Date of Original

1853

Special Collection

Bentley-Blake Collection

Creator

Evans, Edward, 1789-1835.

Format

2 volumes.

Storage Location

Rare Books

Notes

Bound in drab grey-green paste boards.

Caption title, volume 2: Catalogue of British portraits.

Issued in 52 parts.

Volume 2: [2], 431, [1] pages.

Volume 2 has title: Catalogue of engraved British portraits, with imprint: London : A.E. Evans & Son.

Victoria University Library copy volume 2 has holographic note from author to Bullock, Esq. dated 19 November 1855 inset.

See Catalogue Link below for full Victoria University Library catalogue record.

Catalogue Number

Blake no.14 v.2

Copyright

Public Domain

Subject

Portrait prints, British -- Catalogs
Portraits, British -- Catalogs
Great Britain -- Biography -- Portraits -- Catalogs

Sequence

0014

Contributor(s)

A.E. Evans & Son.

Item

Title page

Access

Open

Resource ID

9985

Search for similar resources

Remove