Record number 05/3550
Uniform Title[History of Richmondshire. 1872.]
TitleViews in Lancashire & Yorkshire, From Original Drawings By J. M. W. Turner, R. A.
ImprintLondon:: Published by Bickers & Son, 1, Leicester Square, W., 1872.
Physical Description[26] leaves, [24] pl.: [1] illus.; 375×535 mm.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - List of Subjects [1-24] - [Plates, with texts].
Summary NoteThese twenty four plates are part of a group of thirty-two (twenty after Turner and twelve after Buckler) which had first been published serially under the title, History of Richmondshire, by Dr. Thomas Whitaker between 1818 and 1823.

The 'List of Subjects' lists twenty-four titles; the plates are also captioned. They show: [1] Crook of Lune, looking towards Hornby Castle; [2] Ingleborough, from Hornby Castle Terrace; [3] Hornby Castle, from Tatham Church; [4] Kirkby Lonsdale Churchyard; [5] Heysham and Cumberland Mountains; [6] Weathercote Cave; [7] Gateway at Lancaster Castle; [8] Sizergh Hall; [9] Peel castle; [10] Furness Abbey; [11] Aysgarth; [12] Simmer Lake; [13] Hardraw Fall; [14] Mossdale Fall; [15] Marrick Abbey; [16] Wycliffe; [17] Brignall; [18] Junction of the Greta and the Tees at Rokeby; [19] Egglestone Abbey; [20] Tees High Force; [21] Aske Hall; [22] St. Agatha's Abbey, Easby; [23] Richmond Town; [24] Richmond Castle and Town. The one in-text illustration (in the text relating to Heysham, pl. [5]) shows a Saxon tomb.
Responsibility NoteTwenty plates are signed as drawn by J.M.W. Turner R.A., and four (pl. 7-10) as drawn by J. Buckler. All are signed by engravers - J. Archer, C. Heath, W. Radclyffe, W.R. Smith, S. Middiman, J. Roffe, J. Higham, J.C. Varrall, J. Scott, H. Le Keux, John Pye, S. Rawle, T. Higham, J. Landseer F.S.A., J. Le Keux. Plate [13] is signed as etched by S. Middiman and engraved by John Pye. The in-text illustration is unsigned.
SubjectLandscapes (environments) - Mountains - Great Britain - Lancashire - Yorkshire - Richmond - Pennine Chain - History - 19th century
Drawings - Great Britain - 19th century
Views - Landscapes (representations) - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Turner, J.M.W., R.A., 1775 - 1851
ReferencesL. Herrmann, Turner prints: the engraved work of J.M.W. Turner (1990), p.97-106; A. Lyles and D. Perkins, Colour Into Line Turner and the Art of Engraving [exhibition catalogue] (1989), p.33-5; H.R. Rigg, Turner and Dr Whitaker (1982); A. Wilton, The Life and work of J.M.W. Turner (1979), nos. 559-81; W.G. Rawlinson, The Engraved Work of J.M.W. Turner, R.A. (vol. 2, 1913), nos.169-188.
Binding Note19th-century half red morocco, red cloth-covered boards, upper cover lettered 'Views In Lancashire And Yorkshire. By J.M.W. Turner. R.A.'; rebacked in 20th century, retaining earlier blind-stamped spine-piece with green morocco spine-label lettered 'Views In Lancashire And Yorkshire - J.M.W. Turner - 1872'.
Contributors Turner, J.M.W., R.A., 1775 - 1851, source artist
Buckler, John, 1770 - 1851, draughtsman
Archer, John Wykenham, 1806 - 1864, engraver
Heath, Charles, 1761 - 1830, engraver
Smith, William Raymond, fl. 1818-1848, engraver
Middiman, Samuel, ca. 1750 - 1831, engraver
Roffe, John, 1769 - 1850, engraver
Higham, J. W., fl. 1821-1835, engraver
Varrall, John Charles, 1795 - 1855, engraver
Scott, John, 1774 - 1827, engraver
Le Keux, Henry, 1787 - 1868, engraver
Pye, John, the younger, 1782 - 1874, engraver
Rawle, Samuel, 1775 - 1860, engraver
Higham, Thomas, 1795 - 1844, engraver
Landseer, John, A.R.A., 1761 - 1852, engraver
Le Keux, John, 1783 - 1846, engraver
Bickers and Son (London). publisher
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