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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Prideaux, S. T. (Sarah Treverbian)
London, Duckworth & Co. 
|Named Person:||Rudolph Ackermann; Thomas Rowlandson|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
S T Prideaux
|Notes:||"First published, December 1909."
"Biographical notices of engravers whose names appear on the plates": p. 358-371.
"Engravers and the books they illustrated": p. 388-405.
|Description:||xv, 434 p. front., 24 pl. (incl. port.) 25 cm.|
|Contents:||The aquatint process --
The development of colour printing and the invention of aquatint --
The use of aquatint in France and the aquatint work of Goya --
The rise of water-colour painting and the topographical draughtsman --
Paul Sandby and his aquatinta --
Rudolph Ackermann and his associates --
Humphrey Repton and his place in garden literature --
Water-colour painters as teachers, and their drawing-books --
Foreign travel --
English topography --
Sport and natural history --
Caricature and costume --
Appendix A. Books published before 1830 with aquatint plates --
Appendix B. Biographical notices of engravers whose names appear on the plates --
Appendix C. Artists whose names appear on the plates --
Appendix D. Publications by Ackerman with aquatint plates --
Appendix E. Books illustrated by Rowlandson in which aquatint was employed --
Appendix F. Alphabetical list of aquatint engravers, with the books illustrated by them --
Appendix G. List of authorities.
|Responsibility:||by S.T. Prideaux; illustrated by an original aquatint, two collotype plates, and numerous half-tone plates.|