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Hill, John 1770-1850

Overview
Works: 113 works in 151 publications in 1 language and 584 library holdings
Genres: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Pictorial works  Aerial views  Exhibition catalogs  Periodicals  Handbooks and manuals  Biography  Maps  Art 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Engraver, Editor
Classifications: F597, 917.7
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Most widely held works by John Hill
A Series of progressive lessons intended to elucidate the art of flower painting in water colours by François Louis Thomas Francia( Book )

4 editions published between 1815 and 1836 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas' progressive drawing book, in three parts: Part I--The principles of drawing in pencil, Part II--Colouring and shading in india ink, Part III--A treatise on perspective by Fielding Lucas( Book )

4 editions published in 1827 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albany, N.Y. by John Hill( )

2 editions published between 1853 and 1978 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hungarian & Highland broad sword : twenty four plates by Thomas Rowlandson( Book )

1 edition published in 1799 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picturesque views of American scenery. 1820 by John Hill( Book )

9 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hudson River port folio by William Guy Wall( Book )

9 editions published between 1824 and 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American scenery : the art of John & John William Hill : an exhibition in the Print Gallery, the New York Public Library, November 9, 1984-January 15, 1985 by Tobin Andrews Sparling( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for promoting useful knowledge by American Philosophical Society( Book )

1 edition published in 1818 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With descriptions to each plate by John Claude Nattes( Book )

1 edition published in 1806 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas' progressive drawing book ... consisting chiefly of original views of American scenery, and embracing the latest and best improvements in the mode of instruction by Fielding Lucas( Book )

1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Versailles, Paris and Saint Denis, or : a series of views, from drawings made on the spot by John Claude Nattes( Book )

2 editions published between 1809 and 1810 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeck, Lake of the Woods, &c. &c. performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, Major, U.S.T.E by William Hypolitus Keating( Book )

1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Hypolitus Keating (1799-1840), a professor of mineralogy and chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania (1822-1828), compiled this two-volume account of a scientific expedition in 1823 under the auspices of President Monroe's War Department. The expedition encompassed the Minnesota River, Red River, Lake Winnepeg, Lake of the Woods, and Lake Superior. Keating used his own notes as well as those of the other scientists who traveled with him. These included James Colhoun, astronomer, assistant topographer, and historical authority; Thomas Say, zoologist and acting botanist with a knowledge of "matter relating to Indians;" and Major Stephen Long of the United States Topographical Engineers, commander, chief topographer, and author of additional descriptive and historical material. Although Americans and Europeans had reached the area before, Keating considered his expedition to be the first to use scientific equipment and knowledge to describe and evaluate the region's natural resources. Volume 1 provides detail about the journey west and the ensuing voyage up the Mississippi, from Prairie du Chien to the point just below St. Anthony's Falls where the travelers entered the Minnesota and proceeded to Big Stone and Traverse Lakes. The expedition set forth from Philadelphia and journeyed via Hagerstown and Cumberland to Wheeling, traversing Ohio from Zanesville to Columbus and, from there, on to Fort Wayne and Fort Dearborn. At that point, departing from their planned itinerary, they headed across the prairies to Fort Crawford and Prairie du Chien. One of the expedition's goals was to report on the Native American peoples populating the areas through which they traveled. The narrative pays considerable attention to mounds, fortifications, and other Indian antiquities as well as to the cultural practices, beliefs, health, and physical attributes of the several tribes encountered. Descriptions of the Potawatomi, Miami, Sauk, Menomone [Menominee], Winnebago, and Dacota [Sioux] provide insights about the observers as well as the peoples observed. Volume 2 chronicles the journey from Lake Traverse up the Red River to Lake Winnipeg [Winnepeek] and down the Winnipeg River to Lake of the Woods. From there, the expedition followed Rainy River to Rainy Lake, and Lac La Croix over to Lake Superior, Sault Saint Marie [Sault de St. Marie], and Mackinac [Mackinaw], which is where the narrative ends. A chapter concerns the cultural practices, beliefs, health, and physical attributes of the Chippewa (Ojibwe), and material on other Native Americans, particularly the Dacota [Sioux], appears elsewhere. Chapter 5 was written by Major Long, and points out significant hydrographical and topographical features of the country the expedition traversed. Long also evaluates Native Americans' complex relations with the United States and its settlers. The book includes several appendices on natural history. Thomas Say classifies zoological materials and observations, and Lewis de Schweinitz contributes a catalogue of the plant specimens Say collected along the way. James Colhoun presents astronomical data, and Joseph Lovell, the U.S. Surgeon-General, compares climate readings at several American military outposts. The volume concludes with a comparative list of Native American vocabularies
VIEW OF THE EXCAVATED GROUND FOR THE HIGHGATE-ARCHWAY : Taken August 1812, from the Site where the Bridge is now built, representing the Temporary Road, with a distant view of London by John Hill( Visual )

1 edition published in 1813 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Men digging a large pit on a hill; women watching; horses and carts by the excavations; a path leading to a house in the middle ground; trees on either side; the dome of St Paul's Cathedral and London in the distance. Bears engraved inscription 'Dedicated by Permission to the Directors of the Highgate Archway Company, By their much obliged humble Servant, John Hill.' lower centre, below image. Also bears engraved inscription 'John Nash Esqr Architect' in the lower right-hand corner
 
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Alternative Names
Hill, J. 1770-1850

Hill, John, I

John Hill

John Hill British painter and engraver (1770-1850)

John I Hill

جون هيل

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English (62)