Publish'd according to Act of Parliament January 24 1750. London: Printed for J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the corner Queen Street Cheapside.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 272 x 451mm (10¾ x 17¾"). Tear into upper left margin area. Slight marks in sky.
A view along the River Thames with Syon House, home of the Percys, Dukes of Northumberland, since 1594, to the right; several figures on the river bank, including a couple on horseback with a dog. Syon House here shows Inigo Jones' improvements but not those which Robert Adam was to make from 1762 onwards. 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): 47.28.
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