The Turnpike Gate [&] The Ale House Door
Published July 1st 1803 by Edward Orme. His Majesty's Printseller, 59 New Bond Street.
Scarce pair of mezzotints, printed in colours and hand finish. Each 580 x 490mm (22¾ x 19¼"). Small margins.
The Turnpike Gate: A two-horse cart containing a man, woman an child, stopping at a turnpike gate. The man is paying the toll to the gate keeper; a foal stands behind the mare attached to the cart; behind the cart are two men - one with a spade, the other with a pick axe across his shoulder. The Ale House Door: Scene outside a county inn which has on its signboard a portrait of George III, with 'T.E. Jones' above and 'Fine Amber Ale & c.' below. By the door and two men, a young women serving a soldier with ale, and a child; an old woman looks out fom a lattice window.
Charles Turner Engraver. Whitman: 696. 697.
[Ref: 27943] £1,250.00