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The Decorations Of The Garden-Pavilion In The Grounds Of Buckingham Palace. - Engraved Under The Superintendence Of L. Gruner, Author Of "Fresco Decoration In Italy During The 15th. and 16th. Centuries," &c. &c.; Member Of The Soc. Di Cora. Archa. Of Rome, Of The Athenæum Of Brescia, And Hony. And Corg. Member Of The Royal Society Of Architects Of London. With An Introduction By Mrs. Jameson.

Ludwig Gruner

RA Collection: Book

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London:: Published By John Murray; Longman & Co.; P. & D. Colnaghi; F.G. Moon; And L. Gruner, 183, Regent-Street. -, MDCCCXLVI.

Physical Description

11, [1] p., [15] pl.; 450 mm. (Folio.)

General Note

The plates carry no numbers but are numbered 1-15 in 'List Of Plates'.


[Half-t., t.p., note by Gruner] - On The Decoration Of The Garden-Pavilion ... By Mrs. Jameson - List Of Plates - [Plates].

Responsibility Note

Some plates are signed with the names of the source-artists, C. Stanfield, T. Uwins, C. Leslie, Sir William Rofs, C.L. Eastlake, D. Maclise, E. Landseer, W. Dyce, H.J. Townsend, James Doyle, Rich. Doyle, Ch. Stonhouse, Jos. Severn, John Bell, Henry Timbrell. The half-title vignette is unsigned.

The printer is named on the title-page verso: 'London: Bradbury & Evans, Printers Extraordinary to the Queen.'

Summary Note

Plates [3-6, 11, 12] are printed in full color.


The front pastedown is inscribed in pencil 'S:A:H', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.

Binding Note

19th-century red cloth, upper cover decorated in gilt lettered 'Her Majesty's Pavilion In Buckingham Gardens - By L. Gruner MDCCCXLVI', lower cover decorated in blind; rebacked in 20th century.


Garden structures - Pavilions (garden structures) - Interior decoration - Palaces - Great Britain - London - Buckingham Palace - History - 19th century
Pictorial works - Colour printing - 19th century


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