This Print, From the celebrated Statue of Thomas Guy Esq.r is by Permission dedicated to The President, Treasurer and Governors at Guy's Hospital, by their most obliged and obedient Servant, J. Tickell Viner.
Printed by S.H. Hawkins. [n.d. c.1840.]
A rare mezzotint with etching. Plate 722 x 458mm. 28½ x 18". Crease through the centre of the image. Some spotting.
View of a tomb under a rounded arch, with a sculpture of Thomas Guy standing on a pedestal, pointing with his right hand towards left, holding the hand a sick man seated at right; hospital building behing; two roundels at front. Thomas Guy (1644-1724) was a British bookseller, speculator and de facto founder of Guy's Hospital, London in 1707.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 19788] £440.00