Record number 06/2268
Author Sharpe, Edmund, 1809 - 1877
TitleArchitectural parallels; Or The Progress Of Architecture In England, Through The Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries, Exhibited In A Series Of Parallel Examples, Selected From The Following Abbey Churches: Fountains. Kirkstall. Furness. Roche. Byland. Hexham. Jervaulx. Whitby. Rievaulx. Netley. Bridlington. Tintern. St. Mary's, York. Guisborough. Selby. Howden. By Edmund Sharpe, M.A., Architect, Formerly Travelling Bachelor Of Arts For The University Of Cambridge, And Scholar Of St. John's Coll.
ImprintLondon:: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row., MDCCCXLVIII.
Physical Description[4] f., [121] pl.; 556 mm.
Physical Description NoteThe plates carry no numbers but are assigned numbers 1-121 in the List Of Plates.
Content Format Note[T.p., dedic.] - Architectural Parallels. List Of Plates (A.) (B.) - [Plates].
Summary NoteThe plates show plans, elevations, sections, views, architectural details and sculpture. In the same year was published Sharpe's Supplement To "Architectural Parallels," Containing The Full-Sized Mouldings Of The ... Abbey Churches.

This was the first of several works which Sharpe published on Gothic architecture.
Responsibility NoteMost plates are signed as drawn on stone by R.J. Withers, T. Austin, E.G. Paley, Haworth Fielding or Edmund Sharpe, and as lithographed by Maclure, Macdonald & Macgregor under the direction of E. Sharpe. But some views are signed as drawn by E. Sharpe and lithographed by E.G. Paley; the first plate is signed as engraved by J.S. Heaviside; and one plate is signed as lithographed by Day & Haghe.

Each plate carries the imprint of the publisher, John Van Voorst.

The work is dedicated by Edmund Sharpe to the Earl of Derby.
SubjectArchitecture - Architecture details - Sculpture - Churches - Abbeys - Great Britain - History - 12th century - 13th century - Gothic
Art history - Plans - Elevations - Sections - Views - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Great Britain - 19th century
ReferencesR. Jolley, Edmund Sharpe (1809-77): a study of a Victorian architect [dissertation, Univy. Liverpool] (1966).
Binding Note19th-century blue half morocco, blue watered-cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Architectural Parallels E. Sharpe' and 'R.A.'
Contributors Sharpe, Edmund, 1809 - 1877, draughtsman
Withers, R. J., fl. ca. 1848?, draughtsman, lithographer
Austin, T., fl. ca. 1848?, draughtsman, lithographer
Paley, Edward Graham, 1823 - 1895, draughtsman, lithographer
Fielding, Haworth, fl. ca. 1848?, draughtsman, lithographer
Heaviside, J. S., fl. ca. 1848?, engraver
Voorst, John van, fl. 1840 - 1886, publisher
Derby, Edward Smith Stanley, 13th Earl of, 1775 - 1851, dedicatee
Maclure, Macdonald and Macgregor. lithographic printer
Day and Haghe (London). lithographic printer
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