A View taken near Battersea Church, looking towards Chelsea.No.6.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell at the Unicorn the corner of Queen Street Cheapside. London 1752. Price. 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 260 x 425mm (10¼ x 16¾"). Some foxing.
A fine view on the river at Battersea; the church on the right; in right foreground boats grouped around pier; Chelsea in distance on the left. From "A Collection of One Hundred Views In England and Wales". John Boydell's 'Collection of Views' was made after he turned from engraver to print publisher in 1767. The first collection was issued in 1770, and included some plates by printmakers other than himself.
Adams (London): 47.6.
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