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Tableau Allégorique. Exécuté en dentelle de Bruxelles et points à l’aiguille par Madame T Kint, fabricant de dentelles à Bruxelles pour le quell elle a remporté la médaille d’or à l’exposition de Gand le 24 Aout 1820.
Tableau Allégorique. Exécuté en dentelle de Bruxelles et points à l’aiguille par Madame T Kint, fabricant de dentelles à Bruxelles pour le quell elle a remporté la médaille d’or à l’exposition de Gand le 24 Aout 1820. Industrie Nationale Exposition de Gand Médaille d'Or Remportée le 24 Aout 1820 par l'épouse de J.T' Kint à Bruxelles. Belgar Industriae Artes Renumeratae Ex Decreto Reg.
Moitie de la grandeur de l'original. Lith de G. Engelmann.
[n.d. c.1825.]
A very scarce lithograph. 748 x 635mm. 29½ x 25". Burn hole. Tears and nicks to the edges. Vertical and horizontal folds.
An allegorical message for the British. A lion reclining lazily under an oak tree with the balance of justice under one paw and the sword in the other. The Crown Jewels lay over and above him. The left of the image represents the infantry of the British Army. The merchant ships in the top right represent trade and prosperity. The anchor represents the Royal Navy, and the eagle staff entwined with snakes represents life-giving powers. The bees respresent sustinance.
[Ref: 14512]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Britannia.
Britannia.
Sep.r a. 1824, Publish'd by C. Taylor, No.105, Hatton Garden, Holborn.
Stipple. Plate 140 x 147mm. 5½ x 5¾".
Britannia seated on a throne holding her shield and spear, with the regal British lion lying to her right; Triton rising from the sea blowing his horn to lower right; a muse blowing a trumpet behind Britannia.
[Ref: 22608]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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O Fair Britannia Hail.
O Fair Britannia Hail.
Drawn and Etched MDCCLX by I.B. Cipriani a Florentine from a Picture Painted by Himself in the Possession of Thomas Hollis F.R. and A.SS.
[n.d. c.1761.]
Engraving, fine with large margins. 305 x 222mm. 12 x 8¾". Very slight repaired hole in title, not visible from front.
Statue of Britannia seated holding a figure of abundance, flanked by a lion to left and an owl to right. This is one of the plates commissioned by Hollis, and used in his edition of Toland's Life of Milton of 1761. The plates were also included as illustrations in Francis Blackburne's 'Memoirs of Thomas Hollis' (London, J. Nicholls, 1780).
In the Royal Academy of Arts Collection.
[Ref: 26076]   £220.00  
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Britannia, who seat is as permanent as a Rock, supported by Wisdom and Strength,
Britannia, who seat is as permanent as a Rock, supported by Wisdom and Strength, under the Characters of Minerva and Hercules; whilst Mars and Neptune as protectors of Commerce introduce her with Product of the Universe in her Train.
Stothard del.t. Trotter. sculp.
Published as the Act directs, by Ja.s Mackgowan, & W.m Davis, Aug.t 26, 1780.
Etching. 225 x 165mm (8¾ x 10½") large margins.
A patriotic allegorical plate published during the American War of Independence: Britannia sits surrounded by Roman gods. Bottom left is a scroll with a map of Cul de Sac Bay on St Lucia, commemorating the Battle of Cul de Sac (or Battle of St Lucia), 15th December 1778, in which the British drove off a French fleet attempting to stop the occupation of St Lucia.
[Ref: 43458]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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[Britannia flanked by owl and lion]
[Britannia flanked by owl and lion] Drawn and etched MDCCLX by G.B. Cipriani a Florentine from a Picture painted by Himself in the Possession of Thomas Hollis F.R. and A.SS
[1760]
Etching with very large margins, platemark 310 x 225mm (12¼ x 8½"). Slight staining; good impression.
This plate was commissioned by the collector Thomas Hollis and used in his edition of Toland's 'Life of Milton' (1761).
[Ref: 34843]   £290.00  
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Revolutionary Fury setting out to enslave or destroy the nations of Europe,
Revolutionary Fury setting out to enslave or destroy the nations of Europe, is stopped by the interposing Shield of Britannia, who launches her thunders on the lawless Fiend.
W.M. Craig, del.t. I Brown, scp.t.
Published by T. Kinnersley, August 1 1814.
Engraving. Sheet 290 x 215mm (11½ x 8½"). Trimmed within plate,
An allegorical figure of Britannia fights a gorgon-like figure, a crown and the Scales of Justice on the ground.
[Ref: 45043]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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A Free Sketch of a Britannia Vitrix, Etched after a Cameo Graven Upon a Gem of Five Colors,
A Free Sketch of a Britannia Vitrix, Etched after a Cameo Graven Upon a Gem of Five Colors, Which is in the Possession of Thomas Hollis of Lincoln's Inne, F.R.S.F.A.S. On the Reverse of the Cameo is Graven an Intaglia of the Head of Algernon Sidney, after the Picture of Him which is an Penshurst, with the Inscription round it, ''Guilty, Do You Call That Guilt!''
I.B.C. [Giovanni Battista Cipriani, after Johann Lorenz Natter.] MDCCLXX [1770.]
Etching. 250 x 185mm (9¾ x 7¼") large margins. Repaired hole in middle.
Britannia, seated, holding the Cap of Liberty on top of a staff, being crowned by Victory. Also shown are a putto with a cornucopia and a lion holding Britannia's shield.
De Vesme: 552.II.
[Ref: 44053]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Caledonia in a Reel. [&] Hibernia in a Jig.
Caledonia in a Reel. [&] Hibernia in a Jig.
Drawn by Adam Buck. Engraved by Roberts & Stadler.
London Published by William Holland, N.o.50, Oxford Street, March. 25. 1801.
Pair colour printed aquatints with stipple. Plate: 250 x 345mm (9¾ x 13½"). Trimmed within lower margins. Marks. Small margins on 3 sides.
Two scenes featuring allegorical figures of Scotland and Ireland dancing.
[Ref: 39478]   £490.00   view all images for this item
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Scotland. Wales.
Scotland. Wales.
London: Pub.d Oct.r 10th. 1800, by P. [a clumsy erasure covering '& I.'] Gally, No. 7, Beauchamp's Street, Brook's Market.
Hand-coloured mezzotint with etching. Plate 258 x 363mm (10¼ x 14¼"). Very fine colour. Trimmed and laid, damage & loss below Wales.
Two allegorical female figures separated by a tree; to left, Scotland, wearing plaid and a plumed cap, holding up a thistle, with a unicorn behind her and fort in the background; to right, Wales, holding the crown with three plumes in one hand and a leek in the other, one arm around a sheep; a river in the background. One of a pair, with 'England / Ireland'.
[Ref: 28376]   £250.00  
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