View of the Admiralty.
London. Published Oct.r 1st 1818 at R. Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 101 Strand.
Aquatint, printed in colours and hand finished. 395 x 505mm, 15½ x 19¾. Unexamined out of frame.
A view of the Ripley Building of the Admiralty, built by Thomas Ripley 1723-6, with the front screen added by Robert Adam in 1788. It is regarded as the first purpose-built office buildings in Great Britain and now houses the Cabinet Office. The view is from a series of eighteen 'Views of London' published by Ackermann between 1811 and 1822, engraved mostly from paintings by John Gendall and Thomas Shepherd.
Adams; 221 item 12.
[Ref: 23096] £750.00