The Tower of London [in pencil to the left.] (A Royal Salute).
Original drypoint etching with pencil signature, edition limited to 100 Signed Impressions. No other State.] Plate 127 x 248mm. 5 x 9¾".
A view of the Tower of London, with barges in the foreground on the River Thames. By Rowland Langmaid (1897-1956), the marine painter and etcher who studied under William Lionel Wylie. He joined the Royal Navy in 1910 went to sea at the beginning of the First World War, during which he made a series of sketches for landings. After the war he studied at the Royal Academy School and the Royal College of Art, and later returned to the Active List in 1939 in the rank of Lieutenant Commander and served as official Admiralty artist to the Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Fleet from 1941 to 1943.
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