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Hastings 1825
Hastings 1825
Thomas Hastings
Etchings from the Works of Ric. Wilson, with some Memoirs of his Life &c.
Hurst, Robinson & Co.
London, UK
1825
Primary published
The British Museum
1854,0708.57
The British Museum copy contains a series of 40 etchings after paintings by Richard Wilson plus an additional title page, bound in a volume in red tooled leather with gold decorative border. It is lettered on the spine: 'Wilson's / Etchings / by / Hastings'. The title page is lettered in black and red: 'Etchings, / from the Works / of / [facsimile of signature below portrait] Ric. Wilson / with Some Memoirs of his Life, &c. / by Thomas Hastings, Esq. / Collector of His Majesty's Customs. / 'Non Ductus Officio Sed Amore Operis.' Quintillian. / Published by Hurst, Robinson & Co. Cheapside, London. / Johnson, Typ. Apollo Press, 1825. Brook Street, Holborn'. The portrait is a caricature of Richard Wilson, head and shoulders in profile to left, holding a mahl stick, after Sir George Beaumont, 1824. The volume also contains 20 pages of Introductory and Concluding Remarks by the etcher, including descriptions of Richard Wilson's original paintings.