A View of Blackwall, looking towards Greenwich.No.11.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell Engraver 1750. Price. 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 260 x 425mm (10¼ x 16¾").
A fine view from the river of Blackwall, looking towards Greenwich (the hospital can be seen on the left); a cluster of sailing ships anchored near docks, other small boats surrounding. 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): 47.11.
[Ref: 29304] £300.00