St. Martin's in the Fields. Ja. Gibbs Arch.tNo.43.
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J: Boydell Engraver 1751 Price 1s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 300 x 431mm (11¾ x 17").
Interior view of James Gibbs' church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Westminster, with figures. The church now faces the East side of Trafalgar Square. Benjamin West, the painter and President of the Royal Academy, was married here in 1765. 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): 47.43.
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