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Title:

Chromatics, or, An essay on the analogy and harmony of colours

Maker(s):

Field, George; author; British chemist, 1777-1854
Field, George; annotator; British chemist, 1777-1854
Valpy, A. P.; printer

Category:

book

Date:

1817

Description(s):

Manuscript annotations by George Field throughout.
Additional leaves inserted at beginning (numbered i-vii) and at end (viii-lxx) - i and lxx being the end pages; xxv numbered twice. These include various insertions.
Author’s presentation copy to his wife with inscription on fly-leaf. Armorial bookplate of George Field on front pastedown.

London : Printed for the author by A. J. Valpy ... and sold by Mr. Newman ..., 1817.
viii, 57 p., [6] leaves of plates + fontispiece : col. ill. ; 30 cm.

Production
Place (legacy):

London, printer, city

Technique:

printing

Material(s):

printing ink
paper; support

Dimension(s):

height
width

Acquisition:

given; 1954; Anonymous

Parts(s):

PD.12-1954; Landscape with a castle
PD.13-1954; Portrait of Anotnio Canova
PD.14-1954; The Wayfarer
P.299-1954; Portrait of John Constable
P.300-1954; Portrait of George Field
P.301-1954; Cottage, Syon Hill Park
P.302-1954; My Behind
P.303-1954; Portrait of George Field
PB 1817.1-5; Portrait of Field's dog, Noble
PB 1817.1-4; Silhouette portrait of Mary Anne Fields, aged sixty-three
PB 1817.1-3; Admission ticket to the opening lectures at King's College, London for the academic year 1831-2.
PB 1817.1-2; Admission ticket to the stone-laying ceremony of the University of London
PB 1817.1-1; George Field's bookplate
PB 1817.1-6; Portrait of George Field at his desk
P.304-1954; Portrait of the Duke of Wellington
PB 1817.1-7; The European Grapevine
PD.15-1954; Signor Sinibaldi from Agaccio
PD.16-1954; Portrait of Richard Horsman Solly
PB 1817.1-9; Garcinia Cambogia
PB 1817.1-10; Golden Shower Tree
PD.17-1954; Portrait of an unknown man wearing a toque cap
PD.18-1954; Portrait of an unknown man wearing a cravat
PB 1817.1-8; Portrait of Henry Bone
PB 1817.1-11; Liliaceae
PB 1817.1-12; Figs
PB 1817.1-13; Cochineal Cactus
PB 1817.1-14; Pomegranate
PB 1817.1-15; Mr. George Field's Physeter or Perolator
PB 1817.1-16; Mr. George Field's Drying Stove
PB 1817.1-17; Diagram showing the universal relation of colours
PB 1817.1-18; Viewing-window for use on the colour diagrams within George's Field's 'Chromatics'

Accession:

Object Number: PB 1817.1
(Manuscripts and Printed Books)
(record id: 127134; input: 2006-03-29; modified: 2012-07-09)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/127134