Record number 07/1407
TitleA Descriptive Catalogue Of The Antique Statues, Paintings, And Other Productions Of The Fine Arts, that existed in The Louvre, At The Time The Allies Took Possession Of Paris In July 1815. - To Which Are Added, Some Useful Hints To Those Who Intend To Visit The Memorable Field Of Waterloo. -
ImprintEdinburgh:: Printed For Francis Pillans, 58, South Bridge Street;, 1816., John Pillans, Printer. -
Physical Description[2], ii, 229, [1] p.; 140 mm. (In sixes.)
Content Format Note[T.p.] - Advertisement - [Text]; [colophon].
Summary NoteAccording to the Treaty imposed by the Allies after the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, works of art expropriated by him were to be repatriated.
Responsibility NoteThe printer's name is repeated in the colophon.
SubjectSculpture, Greek - Sculpture, Roman - Antiquities - Paintings, European - History
Collections - Museums - France - Paris - 19th century
Cultural property - Pillage - France - Paris - 19th century
Catalogues - Great Britain - 19th century
Name as Subject Musée du Louvre
ReferencesLa jeunesse des musées: les musées de France au XIXe siecle, ed. C. Georgel [exhibition catalogue] (1994); C. Gould, Trophy of conquest: the Musée Napoléon and the creation of the Louvre (1965).
Binding Note19th-century mottled calf; gilt-decorated spine, lettered 'Catalogue Of The Louvre'.
ProvenancePresented by Stuart J. Reid in 1923 (Annual Report From The Council Of The Royal Academy; 1923). The front pastedown carries the 19th-century armorial bookplate of 'Viscount Falmouth. Mereworth castle.'
Contributors Pillans, Francis, fl. 1816 - 1822, publisher
Pillans, John, fl. 1816 - 1857, printer
Underwood, Thomas, fl. 1810 - 1831, publisher
Underwood, George, fl. 1817 - 1831, publisher
Anderson, John, fl. 1817 - 1829, publisher
Falmouth, Edward Boscawen, first Viscount, 1787 - 1841, previous owner
Reid, Stuart J., fl. ca. 1923?, previous owner, donor
T. and G. Underwood (London). publisher
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