Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, & Sold by J. Boydell Engraver at the Unicorn the Corner of Queen Street in Cheapside London. 1755.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 249 x 411mm (9¾ x 16¼"). Two very small ink marks top left. Pinholes in centre.
A view in St James's Park, with the Treasury directly on the left, looking towards the canal, with Buckingham House in the distance at the other end; soldiers and other figures in park in foreground. 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): 47.38.
[Ref: 29373] £450.00