Frontispiece Engraving (1820) from The Pleasures of Hope with Other Poems by Thomas Campbell. Engraved on Steel by Charles Heath

 

Frontispiece Engraving (1820) from The Pleasures of Hope with Other Poems by Thomas Campbell.

This was one of the world'd first steel engraved book illustrations (one of four engravings).  Published in 1821 as a 'New Edition' and printed for 'Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, Paternoster Row; and for Stirling and Slade, Edinburgh'.  Four illustrations drawn by Richard Westall and engraved by Charles Heath on hardened steel and each plate dated 1820.  Plates printed by Perkins, Fairman and Heath.

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