Bartsch Adam Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur (21 vols., Vienna, 1803-21)

BL British Library

Blackett-Ord & Turner Carol Blackett-Ord and Simon Turner, 'Early mezzotints: prints published by Richard Tompson and Alexander Browne', The Walpole Society, 70 (2008), pp. 1-206.

BM British Museum

BMSat/BM Satires F. G. Stephens, Catalogue of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum: Satirical and Personal Subjects, vol. 1 (1320-1689) (London, 1870), and vol. 2 (1689-1733) (London, 1873); references are by entry number

bpi1700 British Printed Images to 1700

Bromley Henry Bromley, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits from Egbert the Great to the Present Time (London, 1793)

Chaloner Smith/CS John Chaloner Smith, British Mezzotinto Portraits; Being a Descriptive Catalogue of these Engravings, from the Introduction of the Art to the Early Part of the Present Century, 4 vols (London, 1883)

Clayton Timothy Clayton, The English Print 1688-1802 (New Haven and London, 1997)

CSP Dom Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series

DNB Sir Sidney Lee, Sir Leslie Stephen et al (eds), Dictionary of National Biography, 21 vols (London, 1885-1900)

EEBO Early English Books Online

ESTC English Short Title Catalogue:

Fagan Louis Fagan, Descriptive Catalogue of the Engraved Works of William Faithorne (London, 1888)

Fitzwilliam Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Franken Daniel Franken, L'œuvre gravé van de Passe: catalogue raisonné des estampes de Chrispijn senior et junior, Simon, Willem, Magdalena et Chrispijn III van de Passe (Amsterdam, 1881)

Globe Alexander Globe, Peter Stent c. 1642-1665, London Printseller: A Catalogue Raisonné of His Engraved Prints and Books With An Historical and Bibliographical Introduction (Vancouver, 1985)

Granger James Granger, A Biographical History of England…Adapted to a Methodical Catalogue of Engraved British Heads, 2nd edn, 4 vols (London, 1775)

Griffiths, Print/Griffiths Antony Griffiths (with the collaboration of R.A.Gerard), The Print in Stuart Britain 1603-89 (London, 1998)

Hake Henry M. Hake, 'Some contemporary records relating to Francis Place, with a catalogue of his engraved work', The Walpole Society, 10 (1902)

Hind, I A. M. Hind, Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: A Descriptive Catalogue with Introduction I: The Tudor Period (Cambridge, 1952)

Hind, II A. M. Hind, Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: A Descriptive Catalogue with Introduction II: The Reign of James I (Cambridge, 1955)

Hind, III A. M. Hind (compiled from Hind’s notes by Margery Corbett and Michael Norton), Engraving in England in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: A Descriptive Catalogue with Introduction III: The Reign of Charles I (Cambridge, 1964)

Hind, London A. M. Hind, Wenceslaus Hollar and his Views of London and Windsor in the Seventeenth Century (London, 1922)

Hollstein F. W. H. Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts c.1450-1700 (Amsterdam, 1949-2004)

Johnson A. F.Johnson, A Catalogue of Engraved and Etched English Title-Pages (London, 1934)

Le Blanc Charles Le Blanc, Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes 1550-1820, 4 vols (Paris, 1854-89)

NAL National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum

New Hollstein F. W. H. Hollstein, The New Hollstein: Dutch and Flemish Etchings, Engravings and Woodcuts c.1450-1700 (Amsterdam, 1993- )

NPG National Portrait Gallery

O’Connell Sheila O’Connell, The Popular Print in England 1550-1850 (London, 1999)

O’D Freeman O’Donoghue, Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, 4 vols (London, 1908-14), with 2 further volumes ed. H. M .Hake (London, 1922-5)

ODNB Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, ed. H. C. Matthew and Brian Harrison, 61 vols (Oxford, 2004), also available at

P Entries in the catalogue are denoted to Pennington, Hollar (see relevant entry) in the form ‘P974’

P&D British Museum, Department of Prints & Drawings

PQ Print Quarterly

Pennington Richard Pennington, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etched Work of Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677) (Cambridge, 1982; paperback edition 2002)

Plomer H. R. Plomer, A Dictionary of the Booksellers and Printers who were at work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1641 to 1667 (1907)

PRO Public Record Office; now The National Archives

Robert-Dumesnil A. P. F. Robert-Dumesnil, Le Peintre-Graveur Français, 11 vols (Paris, 1835-71)

Russell C. E. Russell, English Mezzotint Portraits and their States, 2 vols (London, 1926)

Schreiber Freeman O'Donoghue, Catalogue of the collection of playing cards bequeathed to the British Museum by Lady Charlotte Schreiber (London, 1901)

STC Short-Title Catalogue of British Books to 1640, 2nd edn, 3 vols (1976-91)

Tyacke Sarah Tyacke, London Map-Sellers 1660-1720 (London, 1978)

V&A Victoria and Albert Museum

Vertue George Vertue, Note Books, vols I-VI, The Walpole Society, 18 (1930), 20 (1931-2), 22 (1933-4), 24 (1935-6), 26 (1937-8) and 30 (1951-2). Vol. 29 (1951-2) comprises an index to vols I-V

Walpole Horace Walpole, Anecdotes of Painting in England, 4 vols (1762-71), ed. J. Dallaway and R. Wornum, 3 vols (London, 1862)

Weigel Rudolph Weigel, Die Werke der Maler in ihren Handzeichnungen: Beschreibendes Verzeichnis der in Kupfer gestochenen, lithographierten und photographierten Facsimiles von Originalzeichnungen grosser Meister (Leipzig, 1865)

Wessely J. E. Wessely, Georg Frederic Schmidt: Verzeichniss seiner Stiche und Radierungen (Hamburg, 1887)

Willshire W. H. Willshire, A History of Playing and Other Cards in the British Museum (London, 1876)

Wing D. G. Wing, Short-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland and Ireland 1641-1700, 2nd edn, 3 vols (New York, 1982-94)

Wurzbach Alfred von Wurzbach, Niederländisches Künstler-Lexikon, 3 vols (Vienna-Leipzig, 1906)