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Description Of The Picture Of The Death Of The Late Earl Of Chatham.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/3607

Imprint

[London:]: (Printed by H. Reynell, No. 21, Piccadilly.), (178-)

Physical Description

3, [1] p.; 252 mm.

References

ESTC, T31695

Summary Note

Our title is the caption title of the first page of text. The text describes briefly the picture of Lord Chatham's fatal stroke in the House of Lords, surrounded by fifty-five listed persons. This is followed by 'Proposals For Publishing, By Subscription, An Engraved Print, From The Original Picture, Painted By John Singleton Copley, R.A. Elect, Representing The Death Of The Late Earl Of Chatham, To Be Engraved By Mr. John Keyse Sherwin.' Page [4] forms a second title-page, reading, 'Description Of Mr. Copley's Picture Of the Death of the late Earl Of Chatham, Now Exhibiting at the Great Room, Spring-Gardens. Printed by H. Reynell, No. 21, Piccadilly.'

Binding Note

20th-century brown cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Guide Through The Royal Academy. - Baretti.' and 'R.A.' Bound with two others.

Name as Subject

Subject

Politicians - Celebrities - Great Britain - 18th century
Paintings - Portraits - Great Britain - 18th century
Prospectuses - Great Britain - 18th century

Contributors

Henry Reynell, printer