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To His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. The Plate Representing a Meeting of The Society of Royal British Archers In Gwersyllt Park Denbighshire
To His Royal Highness George Prince of Wales. The Plate Representing a Meeting of The Society of Royal British Archers In Gwersyllt Park Denbighshire Is by Permission Most Respectfully Dedicated to his Royal Highness's most obedient and devoted humble Servant John Emes.
The Figures drawn by R. Smirke R.A. The Landscape by J. Emes. The Aqua-Tinta by C. Apostol.
Published as the Act directs April 1, 1794 by J. Emes, No. 1 North Street, Upper Charlotte Street, London.
Aquatint, scarce. Sheet: 610 x 480mm (24 x 19"). Trimmed within plate and laid on paper
A scene showing a meeeting of the Society of British Bowmen, a group started up by Sir Foster in 1787, it gained Royal patronage and the Prince of Wales presented a prize each year. The scene shows a lady taking aim at a target, several other women with bows gather around her, women, men, children and their dogs watch from the side-lines.
[Ref: 42740]   £850.00  
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