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[Man and horse crossing bridge.]
[Man and horse crossing bridge.]
TB [Thomas Barker, monogram lower left.]
Pen lithograph, rare; sheet 310 x 235mm (12½ x 9"). Tear and hole bottom; foxing; creases.
Early pen lithograph by Thomas Barker of Bath (1767-1827), painter and lithographer who in 1803 contributed to the first set of lithographs ever published. Probably taken from "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36702]   £220.00  
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[Man carrying a chicken on his back]
[Man carrying a chicken on his back]
Th. Barker Bath del. 1802 [signed in reverse on stone lower left]
Very scarce pen lithograph, sheet 330 x 240mm (13 x 9½). Glued to backing sheet at corners; good impression.
One of the first lithographs made in England, by Thomas Barker (1767-1847), painter and lithographer born in Bath. Barker contributed to the first collection of lithographs ever printed in England in 1803, publishing his own series of over forty 'Rustic Figures' in 183 for which many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.
For the complete set of 'Rustic Figures', 1813, see ref. 13436
[Ref: 41720]   £480.00  
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Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature.
Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature.
Published by Subscription at Bath. December 1813.
Privately printed by the artist, limited edition of 200. Folio, original boards with printed title label, lacking spine, boards detached; title + pp. (iv) + 40 lithographs. Some damp staining to first dozen plates.
Thomas Barker (1769-1847), born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath". As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841. This work was the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England, printed by Redman of Bath.
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[Two seated women]
[Two seated women]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph, with period wash by T. Barker; sheet 235 x 160mm (9¼ x 6¼"). Laid on thick paper; tear on left.
Lithograph from Thomas Barker's (1769-1847) 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436. Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36703]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Standing figure with staff]
[Standing figure with staff]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph, early unfinished proof; sheet 235 x 150mm (9¼ x 5¾"). Glued to backing sheet at top corners; water staining.
Lithograph from Thomas Barker's (1769-1847) 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436. Ex: collection of the late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36704]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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[Child holding out cap for charity]
[Child holding out cap for charity]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph on india with watercolour wash by T. Barker, very rare; 230 x 160mm (9¼ x 6¼"). Paper tone and staining lower right.
Lithograph from Thomas Barker's (1769-1847) 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436
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[Elderly woman with bag.]
[Elderly woman with bag.]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph on india backed onto thicker paper, india 225 x 145mm (8¾ x 6"). Tearing to india at edges; slight staining. Damaged.
Lithograph from Thomas Barker's (1769-1847) 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436
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[Three children in ragged clothes]
[Three children in ragged clothes]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph on india backed onto thicker paper, india 220 x 140mm (8¾ x 5½"). Crease and tearing to india top left.
Separately published lithograph from Thomas Barker's 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker (1769-1847) was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436.
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[Two figures]
[Two figures]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph on india backed onto thicker paper with watercolour wash by Thomas Barker, 230 x 165mm (9¼ x 6¼"). Trimmed into india border; staining top centre.
Lithograph from Thomas Barker's (1769-1847) 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436
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[Ragged figure with cloth]
[Ragged figure with cloth]
TB [Thomas Barker]
Pen lithograph on india backed onto thicker paper with watercolour wash by Thomas Barker, 235 x 150mm (9¼ x 6"). Staining and surface loss to india. Damaged.
Lithograph from Thomas Barker's (1769-1847) 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Plate I. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436
[Ref: 36711]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Young Boy Seated 1803]
[Young Boy Seated 1803]
Thomas Barker del.
Pen lithograph, very rare; separately issued early lithograph from Specimens of Polyautography, published in 1803 by Philipp Andre; sheet 275 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼"). Glued to backing sheet at corners. Crease across centre. Overall staining.
Barker (1769-1847) He also published 'Forty Lithographic Impressions From Drawings by Thomas Barker, Selected from His Studies of Rustic Figures After Nature' (1813), the first one-man collection of lithographs ever printed in England. Many of the stones, still bearing Barker's original drawings, are in the Victoria Art Gallery, Bath. Barker was born in Wales but known as "Barker of Bath", after the city he moved to as a young man. As an expert on fresco technique, Barker advised on the redecoration of the Houses of Parliament in 1841.
Ex collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd; For the complete set of 'Forty Lithographic Impressions' see ref. 13436
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Scenes and Incidents in the Russian War. No. 2. Sangfroid,
Scenes and Incidents in the Russian War. No. 2. Sangfroid, Captain Peel of the Diamond gave one of his many proofs of determination and Sangfroid on the 15th October. A shell fell onto the battery upon which he instantly seized it in his hands and hurled it over the parapet where it exploded harmlessly. 'Letter from the Crimea.'
Painted by Tho.s Barker. Lith by L. Huar.
London _ Published 2nd January 1855 by E. Gambart & Co., 25 Berniers Street.
Coloured lithograph with large margins. Printed area 290 x 340mm (11½ x 13½"). Slightly foxed.
An illustration probably inspired by William Henry Stowe's column from 'The Times', 'Letter from the Crimea'. A scene of heroism from the Siege of Sevastapol in 1854, during the Crimean War: Captain William Peel (1824-58, son of Prime Minister Robert Peel), picked up a live shell with the fuse still burning and threw it over the parapet, for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross (now on display at the National Maritime Museum). He also fought at the Battle of Inkermann and was wounded leading the first scaling party during the first assault on the Redan. He also served in the India Mutiny and was wounded at the Relief of Lucknow. He died aged only 33, not of violence but of smallpox at Cawnpore.
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[Part of a Fallen Tree.]
[Part of a Fallen Tree.] 13
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
Part of a tree has fallen off and lies on the ground; three sheep lie resting beside it in the foreground. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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The Intellect and Valour of Britain.
The Intellect and Valour of Britain. Engraved from the Original Painting in the possession of Mr. John Garle Browne.
Painted by T.J. Barker. Engraved by Chas. G. Lewis.
Published August 12th, 1864, by John Garle Browne, Botcheston, Leicester [and others.]
Mixed method engraving, 1085 x 730mm. 42¾ x 28¾". Three tears into plate from above. Tatty margins.
The artistís spectacular imagining of a gathering of the most significant people in Britainís political, military, technological and cultural life, celebrating Britainís contribution to the civilisation of the world. The group at the far left under the picture of a young Queen Victoria includes, from left to right: British War heroes such as Sir Henry Havelock who led the relief of Lucknow in 1858; next to them, a group of distinguished parliamentarians, reformers and writers, including Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister in 1868 and from 1874-80; the famous historian of Britain, Lord Macaulay; Earl Derby, three times Prime Minister (1852, 1858-59 and 1866-68); the great Liberal, William Gladstone, four times Prime Minster. Also Viscount Palmerston, Prime Minister from 1855-8 and 1859-65; and Richard Cobden, the great advocate of free trade and critic of the unpopular Opium Wars in China and the Crimean War. Also featured from the literary world is Charles Dickens, the immensely popular novelist, essayist and writer; the Poet Laureate, Lord Tennyson, and the artist Daniel Maclise. Leading scientists of the day include Michael Faraday, who made great discoveries for the application of magnetic fields, and Richard Owen, inventor of the term Ďdinosaurí, a giant in the field of palaeontology and evolution and a fierce opponent of Darwinís revolutionary theory of natural selection. Also the missionary and explorer of Africa, Dr David Livingstone, and the novelist Charles Makepeace Thackeray. After Thomas Jones Barker (1815 - 1882), son of Thomas Barker of Bath.
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[People sitting with their feet in the Stream.]
[People sitting with their feet in the Stream.] 18.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
Two people sitting on a branch collapsed over the rushing water of the stream, dangling their legs and feet into the water; jagged rocks and woodland surround. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Riding in the Valley.]
[Riding in the Valley.] 5.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
A man lying on a rock in the foreground watches as a horse and rider pass-by. Trees stretch far into the valley and countryside beyond. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Wooded Scene across a Valley.]
[Wooded Scene across a Valley.] 16.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
A view of a wooded scene with people passing under a jagged rock face; valley and trees in the background. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Swimming in the Stream.]
[Swimming in the Stream.] 32.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
Two people, a man and a woman, dragging themselves out of the water after a swim, with their dog; a third person wades in the stream in the distance. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[A Traveller.]
[A Traveller.]
[Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Aquatint. Plate:125 x 115mm (5 x 4½") large margins. Uncut.
A portrait of a traveller, shown sitting on the ground staring out in to the distance, a staff resting over his shoulder. An aquatint by Thomas Barker of Bath (1769-1847).
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[Travellers admiring the View.]
[Travellers admiring the View.] 21.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½". Time stained.
Two travllers, one standing on a rock with his stick, and the other to his left on a horse, admiring the spectacular countryside view that stretches across the valley. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Travellers at the base of a Waterfall.]
[Travellers at the base of a Waterfall.] 23.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 317 x 240mm. 12½ x 9½".
A waterfall rushes down the jutting-out rocks, with two travelles at the bottom, one resting. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Travellers in the Valley.]
[Travellers in the Valley.] 14.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
A sprawling valley stretches below a group of travellers, two of which stand and sit resting on the rock surface in the near foreground with their horses down below; the sun shines down. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Travellers in the Woods.]
[Travellers in the Woods.] 30.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 317 x 240mm. 12½ x 9½".
Two travellers, one with a staff, walking through the woodlands, passing a rocky outcrop, and with sheep in the distance. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Waterfall.]
[Waterfall.] 12
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
A waterfall crashes down into a stream from below a two arched bridge at the top of the cliff. A man sits with a bag at the bottom on a rock in the near foreground. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[At the Watermill.]
[At the Watermill.] 9.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½". Foxing and paper toning.
Two young girls play at the edge of a stream and watermill. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[Women walk past a Waterfall.]
[Women walk past a Waterfall.] 28.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 317 x 240mm. 12½ x 9½".
Two women walking along a rocky outcrop below a waterfall; they carry branches and bundles. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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[On the Woodland Path.]
[On the Woodland Path.] 4.
TB [monogram lower left: Thomas Barker of Bath.]
[Bath, D. Redman, 1814.]
Pen lithograph. 310 x 240mm. 12¼ x 9½".
A weary traveller with a stick ahead in the distance along the tree-lined woodland pathway; in the foreground two people, one on a donkey. From "Thirty Two Lithographic Impression from Pen Drawings of Landscape Scenery", 1814. Views around Bath, Wales, the Lake District and elsewhere.
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