According to Act of Parliament 1741. Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill.
Copper engraving. Plate 260 x 430mm. 10¼ x 17". Vertical fold down the centre.
A view of the Privy Garden at Whitehall. Richmond House can be seen in the centre in the distance. Orignal formal gardens at the back of the Banqueting House its scuptures and sundials are long gone. The gardens were lost in the widening of Whitehall to siut the approach for the new Westminster Bridge in the late 18th Century. A carriage arrives while a sedan-chair enters to the right near the statue portraying a roman emperor appears very similar to the portrayal of Charles II by Grindling Gibbons that dressed the king in ancient roman dress.
See: BM: 1880,1113.2726.
[Ref: 16497] £280.00