Rudolph Ackermann, German publisher, early 19th century.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Rudolph Ackermann, German publisher, early 19th century.

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Description

Aquatint engraving from a painting by A Mouchet. Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834), patented a method for making articles waterproof in 1801 and established art lithography in England in 1817. Among his best known publications is 'Microcosm of London' (1808-11), by William Combe, with illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) and Augustus Charles Pugin (1762-1832).
 

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10300292
 

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