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Temple of Dakke in Nubia.
Temple of Dakke in Nubia.
Etched by A.Aglio after a Drawing by S.Belzoni.
London, Publsiedh 1820 by John Murray, Albermarle Street.
Coloured etching. 300 x 510mm, 11¾ x 20". Paper watermarked 'HS & S 1819'.
The temple of Ad-Dakka, drawn by Sara Belzoni for her husband Giovanni Battista's book, 'Plates Illustrative of the Researches in Egypt and Nubia, 1820-2. Originally situated about 60 miles south of Aswan, it was moved to a new site away from the flooding caused by the dam built in the 1960s. Belzoni (1778-1824), a one-time circus strongman, stumbled into Egyptology. Engaged by the British consul, Henry Salt, he removed the seven-ton bust of Rameses II from Thebes, sending it to the British Museum in London. Afterwards he cleared the sand from Abu Simbel (1817 - thirty years before the arrival of David Roberts) and opened the second pyramid at Giza.
Abbey Travel 268.
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Exhibition of Modern Mexico at the Egyptian=Hall Piccadilly.
Exhibition of Modern Mexico at the Egyptian=Hall Piccadilly.
Drawn & Printed by A. Aglio. 36 Newman S. Oxford S.t.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Lithograph with excerpts from the Gentleman's Magazine July 1824. Sheet 280 x 380mm (11 x 15"). Two vertical creases where folded, as normal. Glued to backing sheet.
The London Museum, the Egyptian Hall or Museum, or Bullock's Museum, was established at 22 Piccadilly by William Bullock (c.1773 - 1849). Figures inspect artefacts from Bullock's exhibition on Mexico in 1824 of 1825. A fold-out illustration to the exhibition catalogue titled 'Catalogue of the Exhibition, called Modern Mexico; containing a panoramic view of the city, with specimens of the natural history of New Spain ... Now open for public inspection at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly.' By Agostino Aglio (1777 - 1857), lithographer born in Cremona, Italy who settled in England in 1803 and began working in lithography from 1809. Bullock had architect Peter Frederick Robinson (1776 - 1858) draw up plans for a building inspired by an Egyptian temple. The Egyptian Hall was built at a cost £16,000 and was completed in 1812. The Museum contained 15,000 items. According to the guidebook Bullock had formed his collection 'during seventeen years of arduous research at a cost of £30,000. Admission was l shilling or 1 guinea for an annual ticket.'
British Library: 000528023. See Guildhall Library Record: 28546.
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[Interior of the] Exhibition of Modern Mexico at the Egyptian=Hall Piccadilly.
[Interior of the] Exhibition of Modern Mexico at the Egyptian=Hall Piccadilly.
Drawn & Printed by A. Aglio. 36 Newman S. Oxford S.t.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Lithograph. Sheet 190 x 310mm (7½ x 12¼"). Original binding folds, small tear repaired.
The interior of Bullock's Museum during the exhibition of artefacts from Mexico in 1824 and 1825. A fold-out illustration to the exhibition catalogue titled 'Catalogue of the Exhibition, called Modern Mexico; containing a panoramic view of the city, with specimens of the natural history of New Spain ... Now open for public inspection at the Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly.' The London Museum, the Egyptian Hall or Museum, or Bullock's Museum, was established at 22 Piccadilly by William Bullock (c.1773 - 1849) in 1812. By Agostino Aglio (1777 - 1857), lithographer born in Cremona, Italy who settled in England in 1803 and began working in lithography from 1809.
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General View of the Pyramids.
General View of the Pyramids.
Etched by A.Aglio after a Drawing by S.Belzoni.
London, Publsiedh 1820 by John Murray, Albermarle Street.
Coloured etching. 300 x 510mm, 11¾ x 20". Paper watermarked 'HS & S 1819'.
A view of the Pyramids from the far banks of the Nile, drawn by Sara Belzoni for her husband Giovanni Battista's book, 'Plates Illustrative of the Researches in Egypt and Nubia, 1820-2. Belzoni (1778-1824), a one-time circus strongman, stumbled into Egyptology. Engaged by the British consul, Henry Salt, he removed the seven-ton bust of Rameses II from Thebes, sending it to the British Museum in London. Afterwards he cleared the sand from Abu Simbel (1817 - thirty years before the arrival of David Roberts) and opened the second pyramid at Giza
Abbey Travel 268.
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The Late Dr. White's House, King St. [Manchester.]
The Late Dr. White's House, King St. [Manchester.]
I. Ralston delt. & on Stone by A. Aglio. Printed by N. Chater & Co.
Published by D. & P. Jackson, Manchester, Septr. 1823.
Lithograph on india, india 310 x 390mm. 12¼ x 15¼". Very slight creases on india.
In 1752 Charles White (1696 - 1776), along with Joseph Bancroft, a merchant, was instrumental in founding Manchester Infirmary. This was the first hospital in the area. The premises were a house in Garden Street but a new, purpose-built, hospital was opened overlooking what is now Piccadilly Gardens in 1756. White was a surgeon at the infirmary for 28 years. Atmospheric street scene. After John Ralston (1789 - 1833) a little known Manchester-based artist. Some of the best pictorial records of late 18th and early 19th century Manchester rely on drawings made by Ralston, including his many studies of Market Sted Lane (now Market Street).
Wellcome Library no. 571883i.
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Woolley Park. With the procession opening of the new public road on the 13.th Sept.r 1818.
Woolley Park. With the procession opening of the new public road on the 13.th Sept.r 1818.
A. Aglio pinxt. et delt. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
London Published for & by the Author, 18 Berners St. October 21, 1821.
Coloured lithograph. 228 x 367mm. 9 x 14½". Slightly messy.
Figures on horseback and carriages proceeding across a bridge up a hill, figures watching from the side of the road. The gardens to Woolley Hall, Yorkshire.
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