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Specimen Printing types manufactured at the Caslon letter Foundry

Author:
William Savage (British, Howden, Yorkshire 1770–1843 London)
Publisher:
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown (London)
Subject of book:
Caslon Letter Foundry (London)
Artist:
John Thurston (British, Scarborough, North Yorkshire 1774–1822 Holloway, London)
Artist:
William Marshall Craig (British, probably Manchester ca. 1765– ca. 1834)
Artist:
Thomas Willement (British, 1786–1871)
Artist:
George Wilmet Bonner (British, Devizes, Wiltshire 1796–1836)
Artist:
John Varley (British, London 1778–1842 London)
Artist:
Sir Augustus Wall Callcott (British, London 1779–1844 London)
Artist:
T. Moule (British, active 19th century)
Artist:
John Berryman (British, active ca. 1794–1840)
Artist:
John Preston Neale (British, 1780–1847 Suffolk)
Artist:
William Henry Brooke (British, London (?) 1772–1860 Chichester, Sussex)
Artist:
William Henry Hunt (British, London 1790–1864 London)
Artist:
Richard Thomson (British, 19th century)
Published in:
London
Date:
1822–50
Medium:
Illustration: letterpress
Dimensions:
14 7/8 x 10 5/8 x 1 7/8 in. (37.8 x 27 x 4.7 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry W. Kent, transferred from the Printing Office, 1941
Accession Number:
41.44.2
Not on view
Bound with: William Savage, Practical Hints on Decorative Printing

Inscription: Inside front cover on sticker in ink, note of where purchased and prince LII.ii. "Only 25 copies printed in large paper...1845...C.S.". In graphite "wants 10 plates: "A f u/m l" and notes in graphite on p. 7 (C.S.) and 16 "C. Sloman"
Donor: Henry W. Kent
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