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View of Hackney.
View of Hackney. Engraved for The Modern Universal British Traveller.
[n.d., c.1779.]
Engraving. 180 x 280mm (7 x 11"); large margins.
View of the village of Hackney, centred on St Augustine's Tower, with fields and milk-maid.
[Ref: 42015]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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St Augustine's, Hackney [pencil.]
St Augustine's, Hackney [pencil.]
M. Douglas. [pencil signature.]
[n.d., c.1920.]
Etching. 225 x 150mm, 9 x 6".
St Augustine's Tower, all that remains of an early C16th parish church. The Grade 1 listed building is in the grounds of St Johns' Church in Hackney.
[Ref: 11648]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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An East Prospect of St Leonard Shore-Ditch in Middlesex.
An East Prospect of St Leonard Shore-Ditch in Middlesex.
B.Lens diloniavit & Fecit July 1735.
Etching. 235 x 250mm.
Showing the temporary tower following a partial collapse in 1716, just before the church was rebuilt in Palladian style in 1736-40. The third generation Bernard Lens (1682-1740), limner to George I and George II, drawing-master to the Duke of Cumberland, the princesses Mary and Louisa, and to Walpole, who paid special testimony to his excellent method of teaching.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 3860]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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A South West Prospect of St Leonard Shore-Ditch in Middlesex.
A South West Prospect of St Leonard Shore-Ditch in Middlesex.
B.Lens diliniavit & Fecit July 1735.
Etching, 18th century watermark; sheet 225 x 305mm (8¾ x 12"). Cut to image.
St Leonard's Church in Shoreditch, London, probably built in the 12th century/ This print shows the old church with a temporary tower following a partial collapse in 1716. Soon after this print was published the church was demolished and rebuilt by George Dance the Elder (1736-40) Designed and etched by Bernard Lens (1682-1740), limner to George I and George II, drawing-master to the Duke of Cumberland, the princesses Mary and Louisa, and to Walpole, who paid special testimony to his excellent method of teaching. Lens also made an etching of the church from the east.
For accompanying East prospect see ref. 3860.
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Stamford Hill [ink mss].
Stamford Hill [ink mss].
[by William Pickett.]
[Pub.d June 4th by T. Clay, 18 Ludgate Hill.]
Aquatint with hand colouring. Sheet approx 155 x 180mm (6 x 7"). Trimmed to image.
A view of Stamford Hill, with a tall gateway. From Pickett's 1812 book of 'Ninety-Six Speciments of Cottages-Bridges-Castles-Churches [...] Intended to facilitate the Improvement of the Student, and to aid the Practitioner, in Landscape Composition'. Aside from its function as an educational volume, the scenes in the book also provide many unusual views of London in the early 19th century.
Abbey (Life in England) 168.
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