Grosvenor Square [London].Pl.91.
Hand-coloured aquatint with etching, image 215 x 310mm. 8½ x 12¼". Some finger soiling to wide margins. Lower edge a little ragged.
The north side of Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London. It is the centrepiece of the Mayfair property of the Duke of Westminster, and takes its name from their surname, "Grosvenor". From 'A Picturesque Tour Through the Cities of London and Westminster, illustrated With the most interesting Views, accurately delineated And executed in Aquatinta by Thomas Malton', 1792 - 1801. Thomas Malton (1748 - 1804) was an architectural watercolourist and teacher of Thomas Girtin and Joseph Mallord William Turner; also an aquatinter, notably after his own designs of London views.
Abbey Scenery: 204, 91.
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