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A Romantic View in Ireland. Capt.n Rock.
A Romantic View in Ireland. Capt.n Rock.
[lithographed by C.J. Hullmandel after Thomas Mann Baynes.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet 215 x 160mm (8½ x 16¼"). Trimmed, corners snipped.
A optical illusion print, with a landscape with a ruined castle that transforms into a portrait of Captain Rock, the mythical figurehead of an anti-British group in Ireland 1821-24. Proclamations signed 'Captain Rock' forbade anyone taking land from which a tenant had been evicted. A thousand incidents of murder, arson, rape and mutilation were reported. The 'Rockites' were supressed with 100 executions 600 transportations to Australia
[Ref: 42424]   £220.00  
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A View of the Rayas Mine, shewing the wall of Stone constructed for the purpose of placing additional whims at the Great Shaft.
A View of the Rayas Mine, shewing the wall of Stone constructed for the purpose of placing additional whims at the Great Shaft. 31st December 1827
Baynes & Harris Lithog 31 Gracechurch St
Lithograph, sheet 280 x 390mm (11 x 15¼"). Tear lower right; surface loss on right. Very scarce.
San Juan de Rayas mine in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico still in operation.
[Ref: 46944]   £360.00  
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A Romantic View in Wales. Sir W.W.W. [Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn]
A Romantic View in Wales. Sir W.W.W. [Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn]
[lithographed by C.J. Hullmandel after Thomas Mann Baynes.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Sheet 215 x 160mm (8½ x 16¼"). Trimmed, corners snipped.
A optical illusion print, with a rocky landscape that transforms into a portrait of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn (1772-1840) when turned sideways. This Watkin Williams-Wynn was a Tory MP for Beaumaris & Denbigh, who weighed 17½ stone. His father, Watkin Williams-Wynn (1749-89), was a patron of Robert Adam and Paul Sandby; his son, Watkin Williams-Wynn (1820-85) was also a Tory MP.
[Ref: 42423]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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