John Carter (1748 - 1817)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Architectural draughtsman and illustrator, antiquary and architect, in Britain.
RA Schools student from 8 Nov 1770
Specimens of the Ancient Sculpture and Painting, now remaining in this Kingdom, from the earliest period to the reign of Henry ye VIII consisting of Statues, Bassorelievos, Brasses &c. Paintings on Glass and on Walls &c, A Description of each Subject, some of which by Gentlemen of Leterary abilities, and well versed in the Antiquities of this Kingdom whose names are prefixed to their Essays. This work is designed to shew the Rise & Progress of Sculpture and Painting in England, to explain obscure and doubtful parts of History, and preserve the Portraits of great and eminent Personages. The Drawings made from the original Subjects and Engrav'd by Iohn Carter. (Vol. II.) - London.: November ye 1st. 1780. (- Jan. 1t. 1787.)
The Ancient Architecture Of England. Part I. The Orders Of Architecture During The British, Roman, Saxon and Norman Æras. By Iohn Carter, F.A.S. Architect. (Part II. The Orders Of Architecture During The Reigns Of Henry III, Edward III, Richard II, Henry VI, Henry VII, And Henry VIII. By John Carter, F.A.S. Architect.) - London.: [1795-1807]
Londina Illustrata. Graphic And Historic Memorials Of Monasteries, Churches, Chapels, Schools, Charitable Foundations, Palaces, Halls, Courts, Processions, Places Of Early Amusement And Modern & Present Theatres, In the Cities and Suburbs of London & Westminster. - London,
Some Account Of The Abbey Church Of St. Alban. Illustrative Of The Plans, Elevations, And Sections Of That Building. - London:: 1813.