To Sir James Sanderson Knight & Bart. Member of Parliament for Malmsbury in Wiltshire Alderman of the City of London Col. of one of the Regiments of the City Mililia President of Bridewell & Bethlehem Hospital &c.This View of Ludgate Street from Ludgate Hill Representing the Grand West Front of that noble Edifice the Cathedral of St Paul and the Church of St Martin Ludgate is by Permission most respectfully Dedicated by his much Obliged & Obedient Humble Servant J. Curtis. [&] To the Right Honorable Thomas Skinner, Lord Mayor of the City of London. This View of Fish Street Hill, from Grace Church Street representing the Monument and the Church of St. Magnus London Bridge, Is by Permission most respectfully Dedicated by his Lordships much Obliged & Obedient Humble Servant John Curtis.
Publish'd as the Act direct, Feb.y 17th. 1795, by John Curtis, Twickenham Middlesex: & to be had of Mr March Stationer, Ludgate Hill. [&] Publish'd as the Act direct, Nov.r 4th. 1795, by John Curtis, Twickenham Middlesex: & to be had of Mr March Stationer, Ludgate Hill.
A rare pair of etchings with engraving. Plate 571 x 432mm. 22½ x 17", & 565 x 432mm.
A view of Ludgate street from Ludgate hill looking towards the west front of St Paul's Cathedral, the street busy with carriages and figures, the church of St Martin Ludgate beside the ships to the left.; and a view of Fish Street Hill from Grace Church Street; busy with carriages and figures, looking towards the Monument and the Church of St Magnus London Bridge.
See Crace XIX: 125 & XXIV: 5.
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