Old prints and views
of the United States of America - ANTIQUE PRINTS
William Henry BARTLETT
1809 - 1854
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Kentish Town, London on 1809, the young Bartlett was apprenticed
to John BRITTON ( 1771-1857).
He became one of the foremost illustrators of topography of his generation, travelling not just throughout Britain,
but to the Americas in 1839/42.
mid/late 1840's he travelled extensively in the Balkans and
He died of fever on board ship returning from his last trip to Israel in 1854.
PRINCIPAL COLLECTIONS OF HIS WORK ARE AT
FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM - CAMBRIDGE
VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM
SOME OF PRINCIPAL BOOKS IN WHICH BARTLETT'S DRAWINGS APPEARED
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Cathedral Antiquities c.1832/6
Switzerland Illustrated c.1833
History of Essex c.1836
Barber - Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle fo Wight c.1836
Picturesque Antiquities of English Cities c.1838
Scotland Illustrated c.1840
Beauties of the Bosphorus c.1839
The Waldenses - 1838 (Italy. France. Alps)
Ireland Illustrated c.1840
American Scenery c.1839/40
Canadian Scenery (c.1842)
Finden's Ports and Harbours c.1842
The Danube c.1840.
Walks about Jerusalem c.1845
The Christian in Palestine c. 1847
Forty Days in the Desert c.1848
The Nile-Boat c.1849
The Overland Route c.1850
Footsteps of our Lord c.1851
Pictures of Sicily c.1852
Pilgrim Fathers c.1853
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FINDEN'S PORTS AND HARBOURS
THE OVERLAND ROUTE
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