Collection items

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  • A general view in Ootacamund

    View, Aquatint, Hand colouring

    A General View in Ootacamund was published in Captain Richard Barron’s Views in India, Chiefly among the Neelgherry Hill...

  • A new map of England & France: the French Invasion

    Hand colouring, Etching, Map

    In this cartoon map, George III (1738–1820) assumes the figure of the British mainland. He is referred to as John Bull: ...

  • A south view on the River Liffey, Dublin

    Aquatint, Etching, Hand colouring, View

    The 18th century heralded a building boom in Dublin. Its medieval core was redeveloped, replaced with new residential ar...

  • A topographical map of the county of Wilts

    Map, Etching, Engraving, Hand colouring

    John Andrews’ map of Wiltshire in 18 sheets was first published in 1773 with a dedication to the local nobility and gent...

  • A view of Richmond Hill from Twickenham Meadows

    Aquatint, Etching, Hand colouring, View

    This King’s Topographical Collection view is taken from the Thames, with Twickenham Meadows at left, Petersham at right ...

  • Allegorical map of the Siege of the Castle of Love

    Engraving, Hand colouring, Map

    Georg Matthaüs Seutter (1678–1757) founded one of the two most prominent German publishing houses of the 18th century; h...

  • An east view of Yardley Oak

    Etching, Aquatint, Hand colouring

    Part of the King’s Topographical Collection, James Andrews’s depiction of the subject of William Cowper’s poem The Yardl...

  • An Elevated View of the New Docks & Warehouses now...

    Aquatint, Hand colouring, View

    This aquatint, produced by the English landscape artist William Daniell (1769–1837), depicts the newly-built West India ...

  • City of Dublin

    Aquatint, Etching, Hand colouring, View

    This view by Thomas Sautelle Roberts shows east Dublin as a genteel neighbourhood facing the Bay. James Grandon’s great ...

  • Dutch Baroque gardens

    Book, View, Engraving, Hand colouring

    These views of Dutch country houses and gardens form three volumes of an atlas devoted to the Netherlands. It was put to...

  • Kenilworth Castle

    Etching, Hand colouring, View

    This hand-coloured etching shows a view of Kenilworth Castle. Originally founded in the 12th century and extended during...

  • Le Canal Royal de Languedoc

    Map, Hand colouring, Engraving

    Le Canal Royal de Languedoc, by Jean-Baptiste Nolin (1648-1708). Maps K.Top.56.72.

  • Le Grand Theatre des Alpes et Glaciers

    Etching, Hand colouring

    This striking image is based on a painting by Caspar Wolf, now in a Swiss private collection. The numerous elegant figur...

  • Le Tombeau d'Adrien ou Chateau St Ange

    Etching, Hand colouring, Watercolour, Gouache, View

    A group of fishermen and women with two children fish on the banks of the Tiber, with the Ponte Sant’Angelo and Hadrian’...

  • Legia sive Leodium, vulgo, Liege

    Etching, Engraving, Hand colouring

    The publishing house which Willem Blaeu founded in Amsterdam came to occupy a pre-eminent position in the world of map-m...