Record number 05/4563
TitleEtchings For The Art-Union Of London By The Etching Club.
Imprint(London:: Art Union of London,), MDCCCLVII.
Physical Description[2] f., [30] pl. on 19 sheets (the plates carrying no numbers but assigned numbers in the Contents); 378 mm.
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Contents - [Plates].
Summary NoteSome plates carry earlier dates - of 1840 (?), 1842, 1844, 1850, 1856.

The table of Contents lists thirty works, etched by C.W. Cope, R.A. (3 pl.), T. Creswick, R.A.(3 pl.), Frederick Tayler (2 pl.), Thos. Webster, R.A., Samuel Palmer (3 pl.), J.C. Horsley, A.R.A.(3 pl.), J.C. Hook, A.R.A. (3 pl.), R. Ansdell (2 pl.), Henry J. Townsend (2 pl.), W.E. Frost, A.R.A., R. Redgrave, R.A. (2 pl.), G.B. O'Neill (2 pl.), W.H. Hunt (2 pl.) and J.E. Millais, A.R.A. Most show landscapes.
Responsibility NoteSome plates are signed by the etchers named in the list of Contents.
SubjectLandscapes (environments) - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Landscapes (representations) - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Etchings - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject The Etching Club
ReferencesA. Fredericksen, The Etching Club of London: a taste for painters' etchings [exhibition catalogue] (2002). Six volumes of the Etching Club's minutes and accounts (1838-92) are held in the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

R. Smith, 'The rise and fall of the Art Union print', in Print quarterly, 3:2 (1986), p.95-108.

R.G. Alexander, A Catalogue Of The Etchings Of Samuel Palmer (1937).
Binding Note19th-century half mottled calf, brown paper-coveed boards; rebacked in 1993 by A. Wessely, retaining earlier spine-piece lettered 'Etching Club 1857 Art Union'.
Contributors Creswick, Thomas, R.A., 1811 - 1869, engraver
Cope, Charles West, R.A., 1811 - 1890, engraver
Redgrave, Richard, R.A., 1804 - 1888, engraver
Tayler, John Frederick, 1806 - 1889, engraver
Townsend, Henry James, 1810 - 1890, engraver
Horsley, John Callcott, R.A., 1817 - 1903, engraver
Webster, Thomas, R.A., 1800 - 1886, engraver
Stone, Frank, A.R.A., 1800 - 1859, engraver
Palmer, Samuel, 1805 - 1881, engraver
Hook, James Clarke, R.A., 1819 - 1907, engraver
Ansdell, Richard, R.A., 1815 - 1885, engraver
Frost, William Edward, R.A., 1810 - 1877, engraver
O'Neill, George B., 1828 - 1917, engraver
Hunt, William Henry, 1790 - 1864, engraver
Millais, John Everett, Bt., P.R.A., 1829 - 1896, engraver
Wessely, Anthony, fl. 1987 - ?, binder
The Etching Club
Art Union of London. publisher
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