R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 96 Strand.No.54 of R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c.
Hand coloured aquatint, sheet 250 x 150mm. 9¾ x 6". Small tear to right margin. Slight stain in title.
Rudolph Ackermann's (1764 - 1834) Repository of Arts to Her Majesty at no. 96 on the south side of the Strand, on the eastern corner of Beaufort Buildings; figures passing on the street pause to look at the pictures decorating the windows. Numbered 'Plate 31, Vol.IX' upper right, from his own 'Repository of Arts' periodical, published from 1809-1829. The formal title of the publication was "Respository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics", and it discussed and illustrated day to day life, and influenced English taste in fashion, architecture and literature.
Ex Collection Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 18541] £130.00