Hand coloured aquatint with etching, sheet 370 x 285mm. 14½" x 11¼". Trimmed to plate.
A view of Covent Garden piazza from King Street, including Lord Archer's House to foreground, which still stands in the northwest corner of the square. From 'A Picturesque Tour Through the Cities of London and Westminster, illustrated With the most interesting Views, accurately delineated And executed in Aquatinta by Thomas Malton', 1792 - 1801. Thomas Malton (1748 - 1804) was an architectural watercolourist and teacher of Thomas Girtin and Joseph Mallord William Turner; also an aquatinter, notably after his own designs of London views.
Abbey Scenery: 204, 34.
[Ref: 15846] £320.00