|Title||Pictures And Drawings Selected From The Works Of Edward Armitage, R.A. Issued Under The Authority Of Mrs. Armitage|
|Imprint||London: Sampson Low, Marston And Company Limited St. Dunstan's House, E.C., 1898|
|Physical Description||One portfolio, containing 10 loose p., 53 loose f.,  loose pl.; 663 mm. (Broadsheet.)|
|Physical Description Note||The plates do not carry numbers but are assigned numbers 1-53 in the 'List Of Illustrations' and on the letter-press leaves which severally precede each plate.|
|Content Format Note||[Half-t., t.p.] - Introduction - List Of Illustrations - [Plates, and letter-press sheets giving numbers and titles].|
|Summary Note||This tribute to Edward Armitage, R.A., was published in the year after his death, 'Under The Authority Of' his widow, Mrs Laurie Armitage, who herself died in 1898.|
The 'Introduction' describes this as a representative selection of the works of a historical painter, who had a special predilection for Biblical themes but whose earliest subjects were secular.
The plates are describes in detail in the 'List Of Illustrations'. The first shows a portrait of Edward Armitage from a photograph by Elliott and Fry; the rest show paintings and drawings by him, in chronologic order (the 'List Of Illustrations' gives the dates of execution of most of these). Plate 25 shows 'Esther's banquet' (1865) - the subject of Armitage's diploma work for the Royal Academy.
|Responsibility Note||The first plate is signed as photographed by Elliott & Fry and 'Gravure' Hanfstaengl Munich. All other plates are signed as painted by E. Armitage and 'Gravure' Hanfstaengl Munich.|
The printer is named on the title-page verso: 'Chiswick Press: - Charles Whittingham And Co. Took's Court, Chancery Lane, London.'
|Subject||Paintings - History paintings - Painting - Great Britain - History - 19th century|
Portfolios (groups of works) - Great Britain - 19th century
Portfolios (containers) - Pictorial works - Photomechanical prints - Photogravures (prints) - Great Britain - 19th century
|Name as Subject|| Armitage, Edward, R.A., 1817 - 1896|
|References||A study of the Hanfstaengl firm was H. Gebhart, Franz Hanfstaengl: vom der Lithographie zur Photographie (1984).|
|Binding Note||19th-century brown cloth portfolio, upper cover lettered 'Selected Pictures And Drawings Of Edward Armitage, R.A.'|
|Contributors|| Armitage, Edward, R.A., 1817 - 1896, source artist|
Armitage, Laurie, 1818 - 1898
Elliott & Fry. source artist
Hanfstaengl, Edgar. 1842 - 1910. photographic printer
Sampson Low, Marston and Company (London). publisher