Record number 06/5828
TitleThe Scenery Of The River Exe, Dedicated By Permission To Sir Thomas Dyke Acland Bart, M.P. By His Most Obedient & Grateful Servant F.C. Lewis.
ImprintLondon: Drawn, Engraved & Pubd. by F.C. Lewis 12 Charlotte Street, Rathbone Place, and John & Arthur Arch, Cornhill., 1827.
Physical Description[1] f., t.pl., [27] pl.; 444 mm.
Content Format Note[T.pl.] - Subscribers' Names - [Plates].
Summary NotePlates [3, 7, 10, 12] are engraved as 'Proof'.

Among the Subscribers are listed the Royal Academicians David Wilkie, Sir Thomas Lawrence, A.W. Callcott, J.M.W. Turner, Francis Chantry and William Collins, and the Associates, Francis Danby and John Constable.
Responsibility NoteThe title-plate and plates [1-27] are signed as drawn, engraved and published by F.C. Lewis, 1827, with the exception of: pl. [19] signed as drawn by Sir Thos. Acland and engraved and published by F.C. Lewis; [21] signed as drawn, engraved and published by F.C. Lewis from a sketch by F. Stevens; [22, 23] signed as drawn by F. Stevens and etched and published by F.C. Lewis; [25] signed as engraved by F.C. Lewis from a drawing by J.W. Abbott.
SubjectLandscapes (environments) - Rivers - Riverbanks - River towns - Great Britain - Devonshire - Exe (river) - History - 19th century
Landscapes (representations) - Drawings - Great Britain - 19th century
Views - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Lewis, Frederick Christian, Snr., 1779 - 1856
ReferencesJ.M.H. Lewis, The Lewis family: art and travel [1992, privately printed].
Binding Note19th-century half green morocco, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Lewis - Scenery Of The Exe'.
ProvenanceThe verso of the front loose endpaper is inscribed in pencil, 'S.A:H', i.e. S.A. Hart, librarian of the Royal Academy 1864-81.
Contributors Lewis, Frederick Christian, Snr., 1779 - 1856, draughtsman, engraver, publisher
Acland, Thomas Dyke, 10th Bt., 1787 - 1871, draughtsman, dedicatee
Stevens, Francis, 1781 - 1823, draughtsman
Abbott, John White, 1763 - 1851, draughtsman
Arch, John, fl. 1792 - 1838, publisher
Arch, Arthur, fl. 1792 - 1838, publisher
John and Arthur Arch. publisher
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