|Author|| Watson and Pritchett|
|Title||Plans, Elevations, Sections, And Description Of The Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Lately Erected at Wakefield, For The West-Riding Of Yorkshire; To which is added, a New and Enlarged Edition of Mr. Samuel Tuke's Practical Hints On the Construction and Economy of Pauper Lunatic Asylums. By Watson And Pritchett.|
|Imprint||York :: Printed For W. Alexander; And Sold Also By Longman, Hurst And Co., And Baldwin And Co., Paternoster-Row; G. Taylor, Holborn; J. Hatchard, Piccadilly; And Darton, Harvey, And Co., Grace-Church-Street, London., 1819.|
|Physical Description||, 34 p., 9 pl.; 56 cm. (Broadsheet.)|
|Content Format Note||[Frontis., t.p., dedic.] - List Of Subscribers - ... Introduction - Instructions, Drawn Up By Mr. Samuel Tuke ... - Practical Hints [fly title, dedic.] - Introducory Observations - Practical Hints ... - Description Of The Plates - [ Plates 2-9].|
|Summary Note||Plate  (the frontispiece) is 'A Perspective View Of The Pauper Lunatic Asylum ... In 1816'. The other plates show plans, elevations and sections of the building.|
The building afterwards became part of Stanley Royd Hospital.
|Responsibility Note||All plates are signed by 'Watson & Pritchett, Architects'. Plates 2-9 are signed as engraved by Wilson Lowry; the unnumbered plate (frontispiece), as engraved by J. Landseer.|
The unnumbered plate (frontispiece) carries the publisher's imprint of W. Alexander.
|Subject||Architecture - Psychiatric Hospitals - Great Britain - Yorkshire - Wakefield - History - 19th century|
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 19th century
|Name as Subject|| Pauper Lunatic Asylum (Wakefield)|
Watson and Pritchett
|References||RIBA, Early printed books, 4 (2001), 3592.|
G.H. Broadbent, 'The life and work of Pritchett of York', in Studies in architectural history, ed. W.A. Singleton, 2 (1956), p.102-24.
|Provenance||Acquired between 1819 and 1821. Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1821.|
|Contributors|| Tuke, Samuel, 1784 - 1857, Practical hints on the construction and economy of pauper lunatic asylums.|
Watson, Charles, ca. 1770 - 1836
Pritchett, James Pigott, 1789 - 1868
Lowry, Wilson, 1760 - 1824, engraver
Landseer, John, A.R.A., 1761 - 1852, engraver
Alexander, William, fl. 1815-1830, publisher
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