Record number 04/3201
Author Watson and Pritchett
TitlePlans, 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.
ImprintYork :: 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[8], 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 NotePlate [1] (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 NoteAll 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.
SubjectArchitecture - 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
ReferencesRIBA, 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.
ProvenanceAcquired 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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