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Cover, Title page and Dedication of - Mrs. Mee's Gallery of Beauties
Cover, Title page and Dedication of - Mrs. Mee's Gallery of Beauties
After:
Date:
1812
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Portfolio
Dimensions:
44.5 x 34.4 cm (image); 58.8 x 44.3 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.33141
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

The original paper cover for the first number of the series. The title-page, engraved by Halliwell after Tomkins' script, is lettered "Portraits of Ladies the most distinguished for Beauty and Rank in the court of George the Third from the Gallery painted by Anne Mee". On a separate sheet a dedication to Queen Charlotte from the artist. Both are printed on chine colle. A number of the portraits were engraved by Agar.