The South Perspective of Holland House, near Kensington, the present Residence of the Rt. Hon.ble Henry Fox Esq.r Secretary of War. [French translation to right.]
Engrav'd & Sold by P. Fourdrinier at the Corner of Crags Court Chering Cross Publish'd in Sep.r 1751.
Engraving, scarce. Sheet 345 x 535mm (13½ x 21"). Trimmed to image on three sides, folded onto an album sheet. The elegant facade of the west London residence of Henry Fox, first Baron Holland (1705 - 1774). Created in 1605 for the diplomat Sir Walter Cope, most of this Jacobean mansion was destroyed by German firebombing during the Blitz in 1940; today only the east wing extends above the ground floor. Fox held the posts of Secretary for War, Southern Secretary and Paymaster of the forces, and was the father of Charles James Fox.
[Ref: 42171] £280.00