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Death in the dissecting room.

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Names
Combe, William (1742-1823) (Author)
Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827) (Artist)
Collection

English dance of death : from the designs of Thomas Rowlandson, with metrical illustrations

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1815 - 1816
Place Term: London
Publisher: Printed by J. Diggens, published at R. Ackermann's repository of arts,
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Eng. 1815-16
Topics
Dance of death
Death
Skeletons
Dissections
Genres
Watercolors
Notes
Content : -- Dance of death. Rowlandson's original drawings. [London,1814-16] 33 col'd pl. 25 1/2 x 34cm.

Content : Binding by F. Bedford, of full dark blue straight-grain morocco, gilt. In case of three quarters brown calf, marbled sides.

Content : Illustrations: 33 inlaid original water-color drawings forthe above title. Only 26 of the drawings were engraved andpublished.

Content : Illustrations: 73 colored aquatints (37, including frontispiece, in v. 1 and 36 in v. 2) Binding, by Lloyd, of full brown polished calf, gilt.

Content : Originally published in 24 monthly parts, 1814-1816.

Content : Title from spine.

Content : Vol. 1 has added engraved t.-p., with colored illustration.

Content : With leather label of Cortlandt F. Bishop.

Statement of Responsibility: By the author of "Doctor Syntax"...
Physical Description
Extent: 1 drawing : watercolor.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b16830809
UUID: 12c06ac0-c603-012f-a69b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1742: Creator Born
  • 1815: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1823: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Death in the dissecting room." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1815 - 1816. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/945428fb-6fd4-80f5-e040-e00a180653c3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. "Death in the dissecting room." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/945428fb-6fd4-80f5-e040-e00a180653c3

APA Format

Spencer Collection, The New York Public Library. (1815 - 1816). Death in the dissecting room. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/945428fb-6fd4-80f5-e040-e00a180653c3

Wikipedia Citation

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Death in the dissecting room.