To the King's most excellent Majesty This View of the Royal Hospital at Greenwich,By His most gracious Permission, Is with all Humility Inscribed By His Majesty's Dutiful and Loyal Subjects, Dodd, Woodfall & Freeman.
Plate 1.st of a Collection of the Sea Ports. Published under the Patronage of the King June 4th 1793 by Freeman & Woodfall. Printsellers to His Majesty, No. 95, Strand.
Coloured aquatint. 555 x 780mm, 21¾ x 30¾". Framed, mounted just over image on three sides, vertical fold (as usual?), unexamined out of frame.
A view of the Royal Hospital at Greenwich from across the Thames on the Isle of Dogs, with the river filled with shipping and people, including Greenwich pensioners, enjoying the riverside. The original oil by Dodd is in the National Maritime Museum. Two other prints of the Thames in this series exist, showing Limehouse and the Tower of London.
BM: 1880,1113.1742, also folded; See NMM BHC3867 for the oil.
[Ref: 22486] £1,650.00