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Memoirs Of Thomas Dodd, William Upcott, And George Stubbs, R.A.

Frederick Boyle

RA Collection: Book

Record number

05/3679

Author

Imprint

Printed For Joseph Mayer, F.S.A., By David Marples & Co., Limited,, Liverpool.: 1879.

Physical Description

[6], 43, [5], 36, [4], 39, [1] p., frontis. (port.), [2] pl.; 224 mm. (Octavo.)

Contents

[Frontis., t.p., blank leaf] - [Divisional title, 'Thomas Dodd.'] - [Text] - [Blank leaf, divisional title, 'William Upcott', pl. (1) (port.)] - [Text] - [Blank leaf, divisional title 'George Stubbs, R.A.', pl. (2) (port.)] - [Text].

Responsibility Note

This book was ghost-written for Joseph Mayer by his nephew, the journalist Frederick Boyle (see M. Gibson & S.M. Wright (ed.), Joseph Mayer of Liverpool, 1803-1886 (1988), p. 21). The first photograph is captioned, 'Thomas Dodd ... Modelled And Cut In Marble By Giovanni Fontana ...'; the second, 'William Upcott ... Modelled And Cut In Marble By Giovanni Fontana ...'; the third, 'George Stubbs, R.A. ... Modelled From The Drawing In Crayons By Ozias Humphrey, R.A., And Cut In Marble By Giovanni Fontana ...'.

The front pastedown is stamped, 'Bound By Stephen Amer 23 Bridge Street Birkenhead'.

References

M. Gibson and S.M. Wright, edd., Joseph Mayer of Liverpool, 1803-1886 (1988); S. Nicholson and M. Warhurst, Joseph Mayer 1803-1886 (1983).

Summary Note

The plates are photographs of portraits of Dodd, Upcott and Stubbs.

Binding Note

19th-century brown cloth-covered boards; upper cover lettered 'Memoirs Of Thomas Dodd, William Upcott, And George Stubbs, R.A.'; spine lettered 'Memoirs Of George Stubbs R.A. And Others' and 'R.A.'

Name as Subject

Subject

Print-sellers - Connoisseurs - Antiquaries - Collectors - Painters - Great Britain - History - 18th century - 19th century
Biography - Great Britain - 19th century

Contributors

Joseph Mayer, publisher, previous owner, donor
David Marples, printer
Giovanni Fontana, source artist
David Marples and Company (Liverpool), printer