Record number 07/4618
TitleSicilian Scenery from Drawings by P. De Wint The Original Sketches by Major Light.
ImprintLondon.: Published by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street, 1823.
Physical Description[126] p., title-plate, [61] pl.; 265 mm.
Content Format Note[Title-plate] - [Half-title] - List Of The Plates - [Plates and texts].
Summary NotePublication-dates are also carried by the plates - of 1821 (Jan 1, Mar 1,May 1, July 1, Sep 1, Nov 1), 1822 (Jan 1, Mar 1, Apr 1, June 1, July 1, Aug 1, Nov 1, Dec 1) or 1823 (Jan 1, Mar 1, Apr 1, May 1).

The work consists of 60 plates, each accompanied by a leaf of descriptive letterpress printed in English recto and French verso. Two other plates are listed in the 'List Of The Plates' - the engraved title-plate and the concluding vignette.
Responsibility NoteAll plates are signed as drawn by P. Dewint and published by Rodwell & Martin; and all except the title-plate and concluding vignette are also signed as printed by McQueen & Co. Each is also signed by its engraver - John Pye, Robt. Wallis, S. Middiman, Chas. Heath, Chas. Askey, C. Westwood, Edwd. Finden, G. Corbould, Wm. Cooke Junr., Edwd. Goodall, T. Byrne, J. Byrne, W. Miller, J. Meddiman, H. Hobson, C. Lacy, I.C. Allen, W. Radclyffe, G. Hollis, J.C. Edwards.

Each plate carries the name of the publisher and the date.
SubjectLandscapes (environments) - Architecture - Italy - Sicily - Description and travel - History - 19th century
Landscapes (representations) - Drawings - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
ReproductionsA facsimile, under the title Paesaggi di Sicilia, was published in 1980 (Palermo: Banca di Sicilia).
Binding Note19th-century calf, upper and lower covers having blind- and gilt-stamped borders; rebacked in 20th century, gilt-decorated spine, lettered 'Sicilian Scenery' and 'R.A.'
Variant TitleScène Sicilienne
Contributors DeWint, Peter, 1784 - 1849, draughtsman
Light, William, 1785? - 1839, source artist
Pye, John, the younger, 1782 - 1874, engraver
Wallis, William, 1796 - ca. 1829?, engraver
Middiman, Samuel, ca. 1750 - 1831, engraver
Heath, Charles, 1785 - 1848, engraver
Askey, Charles, fl. ca. 1823?, engraver
Westwood, Charles, 1855, engraver
Finden, Edward Francis, 1791 - 1857, engraver
Corbould, George James, 1786 - 1846, engraver
Cooke, William John, 1796 - 1865, engraver
Goodall, Edward, 1795 - 1870, engraver
Byrne, John, 1786 - 1847, engraver
Byrne, T., fl. ca. 1823?, engraver
Miller, William, 1796 - 1882, engraver
Meddiman, J., fl. ca. 1823?, engraver
Hobson, H., fl. ca. 1819 - 1823?, engraver
Lacy, Charles John de, 1856 - ca. 1930, engraver
Allen, James Charles, 1790? - 1833, engraver
Radclyffe, William, 1783 - 1855, engraver
Hollis, George, 1793 - 1842, engraver
Edwards, J.C., fl. 1821 -1835, engraver
Rodwell and Martin (London). publisher
McQueen & Co.. printer
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