of the seats, mansions, castles, &c.:
of noblemen and gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, and other picturesque scenery, accompanied with historical descriptions of the mansions, lists of pictures, statues, &c., and genealogical sketches of the families and their possessors / forming part of the general series of Jones' Great Britain illustrated.
Published in six volumes between 1829-1831
Volumes I, II and III contain pictures of England.
Artist: John Preston Neale, Engraver W. Watkins, Published November 13, 1830
possibly modern colouring
|Hunsdon House||Knebworth House|
ç Colney House
This picture (and the title page) come from one of the English volumes illustrated on the Antique Prints web site (which includes larger images).
The separate text which accompanies the engravings gives the name of the then owner, his genealogy, a description of the Estate, the contents of the house, including in many cases, an inventory of the principal works of art.
At the time this page was last updated second hand copies were available online
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