Record number 06/4528
TitleIllustrations Of Windsor Castle, By The Late Sir Jeffry Wyatville, R.A. Volume I. (II.) Edited By Henry Ashton, Architect.
ImprintLondon:: Published For the Son In Law And Executors Of Sir Jeffry Wyatville, By John Weale, Architectural Library, 59, High Holborn., MDCCCXLI.
Physical Description2 vols. in one; 678 mm.
Physical Description NoteVol. I: [4], iii, [3], 20, [4] p., pl. A, B, 3-19 (four are dble. or fold.): illus. Plate 18 is misnumbered 17. - Vol. II: [6] p., pl. 2-21 (three are dble.): illus.
Content Format NoteVol. I: [T.p., dedic.] - Preface - List Of The Plates Volume I. (II.) - An Essay On The History And Antiquities Of Windsor Castle - [Plates A, B] - A Description Of The Plates. Volume I. - [Plates]. - Vol. II: [T.p.] - A Description Of The Plates. Volume II. - [Plates].
Summary NoteA few plates in Volume II carry the date of 1840.

The work describes Jeffry Wyatville's picturesque additions to Windsor Castle, built between 1824 and 1837.

Most plates carry a scale-bar.
Responsibility NoteMost plates are signed as drawn by T.T. Bury, J.J. Cole, Michael Gandy, Banjamin Baud, F. Mackenzie or Henry Ashton, engraved by T.T. Bury, C.E. Maguire, Thos. Clark, W.F. Starling, J.H. Kernot, T. Goodman, R.W. Billings, J. Le Keux senr., J.H. Le Keux or John Le Keux, and printed by McQueen.

Most carry the publisher's imprint of John Weale.

In-text illustrations are signed as engraved by M. Gandy, H. Shaw or 'R' and engraved by W.F. Starling, H. Shaw, J.H. Kernot or 'H.C.', or are signed simply 'Orrin Smith'.

The text printer is named on the title-page versos: 'Printed By William Nicol, Shakspeare Press, Pall Mall.'

The work is dedicated to Queen Victoria by Sir Jeffry's executors, Hambly Knapp, Stevens Wade Henslow and Charles Knapp.
SubjectArchitecture - Castles - Great Britain - Berkshire - Windsor - History - 19th century - Gothic Revival
Art history - Plans - Views - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Wyatville, Jeffry, R.A., 1766 - 1840
Windsor Castle
ReferencesD. Linstrum, Sir Jeffry Wyatville, architect to the King (1972).
Binding Note19th-century half black morocco, black cloth-covered boards; spine lettered 'Sir Jeffry Wyatville's Windsor Castle', 'R.A.' and '1841'.
ProvenancePresented by Hambly Knapp in 1841 (acknowledged RA Council Minutes, IX, 197).
Contributors Ashton, Henry, 1801 - 1872, editor, draughtsman
Weale, John, 1791 - 1862, publisher
Nicol, William, fl. 1800after 1855, printer
Wyatville, Jeffry, R.A., 1766 - 1840, source artist
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819 - 1901, dedicatee
Bury, Thomas Talbot, 1809 - 1877, draughtsman, engraver
Cole, J. J., fl. ca. 1845 - 1863, draughtsman
Gandy, Michael, 1773 - 1862, draughtsman
Baud, Benjamin, 1807 - 1875, draughtsman
Mackenzie, Frederick, ca. 1787 - 1854, draughtsman
Maguire, C.E., fl. ca. 1841?, engraver
Clark, Thomas, ca. 1814 - 1883, engraver
Starling, William Francis, fl. 1833 - 1845, engraver
Kernot, James Harfield, fl. ca. 1828 - 1849?, engraver
Goodman, T., fl. ca. 1841 - 1846?, engraver
Billings, Robert William, 1813 - 1874, engraver
Le Keux, John, 1783 - 1846, engraver
Le Keux, John Henry, 1812 - 1896, engraver
McQueen, William Benjamin, fl. 1817-1846, intaglio printer
Shaw, Henry, 1800 - 1873, draughtsman, engraver
Smith, John Orrin, 1799 - 1843, draughtsman, engraver
Hambly Knapp, fl. ca. 1840?, previous owner, donor
Architectural Library (London). publisher
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