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WYATT, Matthew Cotes (1777--1862)
Prospectus of a model to the memory of Lord Nelson, intended to adorn the habitations of those who appretiate his services. Designed and executed by M. C. Wyatt, ...
London: printed by Richard Taylor and Co., 1808.
8 p., [2] etch. pl. ; 17.5 cm. (8º)

A model of the monument, Wyatt's earliest commission for sculpture, was exhibited at the British Institution and was subsequently executed in bronze by Richard Westmacott for Liverpool. It was completed in 1813. See John Martin Robinson, The Wyatts: an architectural dynasty (Oxford 1979), pp. 178--179.

Copy Notes With a loosely inserted undated letter to Soane from Matthew Cotes Wyatt requesting him to distribute the Enclosed Books amongst his Friends.

Binding Original C19th dark blue paper wrappers, the upper cover with printed paper label reading 'A General Monument to the Memory Of Lord Nelson'.

Reference Number 3648


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