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Compositions from Morning And Evening Prayer, By John Bell, Sculptor.

RA Collection: Book

Record number



London.: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans., 1844.

Physical Description

[37] pl. (incl. t.pl.); 273 mm.

Responsibility Note

No plate is signed.

The title-plate carries the imprint of 'J.R. Jobbins, 3, Warwick Ct.' All other plates carry the publishers' imprint of Longman & Co. and the date.

Summary Note

All plates carry publication-dates - of Novr. 1843 (4-8, 10, 28), Decr. 1843 (27, 29-32), Jany. 1844 (pl. 1-3, 11-13), Feby. 1844 (15-20), March 1844 (21-26), April 1844 (9, 14, 33-36).

The plates illustrate passages in the Anglican liturgical services of Morning and Evening Prayer - mostly passages taken from the Gospels, the Psalms and other ancient prayers and writings. Each is an outline engraving, in the manner of Piroli's engravings after Flaxman.

Binding Note

20th-century beige cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Compositions From Morning And Evening Prayer - John Bell' and 'R.A.'

Name as Subject


Christian art and symbolism - Prayers
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Great Britain - 19th century


John Bell, source artist, draughtsman, lithographer
John R. Jobbins, lithographic printer
Church of England
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, publisher
Longman and Company (London), publisher