The heads of illustrious persons of Great Britain / engraven by Mr. Houbraken, and Mr. Vertue ; with their lives and characters by Thomas Birch.

Creator:
Birch, Thomas, 1705-1766.
Published/Created:
London
Printed for John and Paul Knapton
MDCCXLIII-MDCCLI [1743-1751]
Physical Description:
2 v. : ports. ; 53 cm.
Notes:
Title vignettes, engraved.
While vol. 2 was published in 1752, some large paper copies are dated 1751.
Variant Titles:
Lives of illustrious persons
Topics:
Portraits--Great Britain.
Topics:
Great Britain--Biography.
Great Britain--Biography--Portraits.
Topics:
Houbraken, Jacobus, 1698-1780 printmaker.
Lewis, W. S.--(Wilmarth Sheldon),--1895-1979--Ownership.
Tomlinson, Eleanor Parsons--Donor.
Vertue, George, 1684-1756 printmaker.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Bookplate.
Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership.
Language:
English
Genre:
Engravings--England--London--1740-1750.
Portraits.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Books, Journals & Pamphlets
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Folio 49 3637
Folio 724 743 B53
Orbis Record:
1768958
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr22061 (parent)
oid pointer:
16025019
Citation:
ESTC T143285
ESTC T154454
OID:
16025018
PID:
digcoll:2802907

Number of Pages: 6
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