[A view from Durdham-down near Bristol, Looking down the Avon to Kings-Road, & the Welch Mountains.] [&] [A view of St Vincent's rocks, and the Hot-Wells, &c near Bristol.]
[London: Thomas Smith, 1756.]
Pair of etchings with 18th century colour added by hand, each image c.340 x 520mm. 13½ x 20½". Trimmed and laid on card with black paint borders, contemporary presentation. Extremities chipped and tatty.
Two views on the River Avon near Bristol with boats on the water, the first with figures and goats on a hill-side in foreground and a tower standing amongst trees in the distance; the second with two figures with staffs standing on bank in the foreground, a building directly adjacent to the water beyond, opposite which smoke emanates from the bank. An outstanding pair of etching after Thomas Smith of Derby (c.1720 - 1767), father of J.R.Smith.
[Ref: 11672] £650.00