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Views In The North Of France. By Henry Charles Brandling Esq. -

Henry Charles Brandling

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London:: Published By The Author, And To Be Had Of Messrs. M. And N. Hanhart, Lithographic Printers, 64, Charlotte Street, Fitzroy Square., W. Ostell, Printer, Hart Street, Bloomsbury.

Physical Description

[2], iv p., 12 f., [12] pl. (letterpress and plates loose in portfolio); 586 mm.


[T.p.] - List Of Subscribers - [Plates and explanatory texts].

Responsibility Note

Most plates are signed in the plate, 'H. Brandling'.


Travel In Aquatint And Lithography 1770-1860 From The Library Of J.R. Abbey ... A Bibliographical Catalogue Volume I (repr. 1991), no. 98, p.85-6.

Summary Note

Each plate is followed by a leaf of letter-press explanatory description. The plates are captioned in the plate and assigned titles in the letter-press descriptions. They show: [1] Château d'Eu (façade and garden); [2] church of Eu (interior); [3] Château d'Eu (front and garden); [4] church of S. Jacques, Dieppe; [5] Amiens cathedral (from the east); [6] Amiens cathedral (entrance to south transept); [7] Palais de Justice, Rouen (courtyard); [8] Rouen cathedral: Tour de Beurre (from the market); [9] Rouen cathedral (centre tower, south transept, from the market); [10] church of S. Vincent, Rouen (west entrance); [11] church at Caudebec (from the market); [12] market-place, Caudebec.


A preliminary leaf is inscribed in ink, 'Presented to the Royal Academy by the Author. Augt. 1849'. Acknowledged RA Council Minutes, X, 246.

Binding Note

19th-century cream paper-covered boards; lower cover lettered 'hcb', upper cover lettered 'Views In The North Of France By Henry Charles Brandling, 1848', within decorative border showing architecture and foliage; rebacked in 20th century, spine lettered, 'Views In The North Of France - Brandling'.


Architecture - Churches - Public buildings - Marketplaces - Châteaux - France - Dieppe - Somme - Amiens - Normandy - Rouen - Seine-Maritime - Caudebec - History
Views - Travel sketches - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Great Britain - 19th century


Henry Charles Brandling, source artist, draughtsman, lithographer, publisher, previous owner, donor
Michael Hanhart, lithographic printer, printseller
Nicholas Hanhart, lithographic printer, printseller
William Ostell, printer
M. and N. Hanhart (London), Lithographic printer, printseller