Mr. Blades' Upper Show Room.
No.4 of Ackermann's Repository of Arts &c. Pub. April 1 1813 [101 Strand, London].
Hand coloured etching with aquatint, image 115 x 195mm. 4½ x 7¾". Trimmed within plate.
View inside the premises of an upmarket retailer of lamps, light fittings and chandeliers; after John Gendall (1790 - 1865). From Rudolph Ackermann's 'Repository of Arts' periodical, published from 1809-1829. The formal title of the publication was "Repository 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.
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