Record number 05/549
Author Taylor, G.L., 1788 - 1873
TitleThe Architectural Antiquities Of Rome; Measured And Delineated By G.L. Taylor And Edward Cresy, Architects, And Fellows Of The Society Of Antiquaries. Vol. I. (II.)
ImprintLondon:: Printed By James Moyes, Greville Street. Published By G.L. Taylor, 52, Bedford Square; E. Cresy, 1, Furnival's Inn; Longman And Co., Paternoster Row; Rodwell And Martin, 46, Bond Street; And J. Taylor, Architectural Library, High Holborn., 1821. (-1822.)
Physical Description2 vols.; 535 mm. (Folio.)
Physical Description NoteVol. I: [2], xii, 66 p., pl. 130 (fold.), 1-62. (Pl. 10 misnumbered as 20.) - Vol. II: [6], 62 p., pl. 63-129. Plate 105 was never issued (nor is there related text). Plates 116-9 are dble.
Content Format NoteVol. I: [Half-t., t.p.] - Contents Of The First Volume - Preface - [Pl. 130] - Introduction. (Plate CXXX.) - [Text and plates]; [colophon]. - Vol. II: [half-t., t.p.] - Contents Of The Second Volume - [Plates and text]; [colophon].
Summary NoteThe publication-date of Volume II is given on its title page as 1822; but most plates in that volume carry the date of 1821. The work was issued in parts from June 1821 to September 1822.

The plates show plans, elevations, sections, views and details of the following: 130. 'Plan & Section of the Antient Buildings of Rome ...'; 1-10. Arch of Titus; 11-19. of Septimius Severus; 20-25. of the Goldsmiths; 26-29. of Trajan, at Ancona; 30-40. of Constantine; 41-56. the Pantheon; 57-62. the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina; 63-71. Temple of Vesta, at Tivoli; 72-78. Temple of Mars Ultor; 79-83. 'Temple of Jupiter Tonans' [i.e. Temple of Vespasian]; 84-93. 'Temple of Jupiter Stator' [i.e. Temple of Castor and Pollux]; 94-96. Temple of Vesta; 97-101. Temple of Fortuna Virilis; 102-104. Column and Forum of Trajan; [there is no pl. 105]; 106-107. Column of Antoninus; 108-113. Forum of Nerva; 114-129. the Colosseum.

Some plates are lithographs (pl. 6, 8-10, 16, 25, 35-40, 49, 50, 62, 70, 76, 77, 82, 90).
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed by their draughtsmen - usually by G.L. Taylor and E. Cresy; some, by G.L. Taylor alone; some, by A. Aglio, G.L. Taylor and E. Cresy; one, by Cresy and Taylor after Pomardi. All but a few are signed by engravers - G.L. Taylor, Rd. Roffe, Thos. Bradley, G.H. Jones, G. Gladwin, J.A. Rolph, A. Aglio, Thos. Owen, John Cleghorn, E.J. Roberts, Jas. Carter, W. Deeble, S. Hollyer, J. lambert, J. Henshall, H. Winkles, S. Porter, J. Tombleson, W. Wallis, F. Crawley, J. Barnett.

Each plate, apart from pl. 30, carries the publishers' imprint of Longman and Company. Those which are lithographed (pl. 6, 8-10, 16, 25, 35-40, 48, 50, 62, 70, 76, 77, 82, 90) are also signed as printed by C. Hullmandel.

The printer's name is repeated in the colophons.
SubjectArchitecture, Roman - Architecture details - Antiquities - Ruins - Arches - Temples - Columns - Forums - Amphitheatres - Italy - Lazio - Rome - Tivoli - Marche - Ancona - History - 1st century - 2nd century
Art history - Plans - Elevations - Sections - Views - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Lithographs - Great Britain - 19th century
ReferencesRIBA, Early printed, 4 (2001), no. 3250, p.2068-9.
Binding Note20th-century half brown morocco, red cloth-covered boards; spines lettered 'Architectural Antiquities Of Rome Cresy & Taylor Vol. I. (II.)', 'R.A.' and '1822'.
Contributors Cresy, Edward, 1792 - 1858, author, publisher
Moyes, James, fl. ca. 1816 - 1840?, printer
Taylor, G.L., 1788 - 1873, publisher, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer
Rodwell, John, fl. 1812 - 1854, publisher
Taylor, Josiah, 1761 - 1834, publisher
Pomardi, Simone, ca. 1760 - 1830, draughtsman
Aglio, Agostino Maria, 1777 - 1857, draughtsman, engraver, lithographer
Jones, G.H., fl. ca. 1821 - 1822?, engraver, lithographer
Roffe, Richard, fl. 18051827?, engraver
Rolph, John A., fl. 1821 - 1838, engraver
Carter, James, 1798 - 1855, engraver
Gladwin, George, fl. ca. 1814 - 1854?, engraver
Owen, Thomas, fl. ca. 1821 - 1831?, engraver
Bradley, Thomas, fl. ca. 1821 - 1822?, engraver
Winkles, Henry, fl. ca. 1818 - 1842?, engraver
Cleghorn, John, fl.18221880, engraver
Crawley, F., fl. 1821 - 1822?, engraver
Deeble, William, fl. 18111853, engraver
Henshall, J., fl. ca. 1821 - 1850?, engraver
Lambert, Joseph F., fl.18111851, engraver
Barnett, J., fl. ca. 1821 - 1822?, engraver
Hollyer, S., fl. ca. 1821 - 1830?, engraver
Porter, Samuel, fl. 1792?-1842?, engraver
Roberts, Edward John, 1793 - 1865, engraver
Tombleson, J., fl. ca. 1821 - 1829?, engraver
Wallis, William, 1796 - ca. 1829?, engraver
Hullmandel, Charles Joseph, 1789 - 1850, lithographic printer
Longman and Company (London). publisher
Rodwell and Martin (London). publisher
Architectural Library (London). publisher
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