A South East View of Portsmouth. 1. South Sea Castle. 2. The New Hospital for Sick Seamen. 3. Block house fort. 4. Gosport. 5. The Saluting Battery & Magazine. 6. The Spur Battery. 7. The King's Baston. 8. Governour's House. 9. Portsmouth Church.10. Feltons Gibbett. 65.
London, Printed for Jn.o Ryall, at Hogarth's Head, Fleet Street. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament March ye 28th 1765.
Engraving, rare, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 300 x 450mm (11¾ x 17¾").
A very fine view of Portsmouth, Hampshire with 10-point key identifying key locations. 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.
for a coloured impression see ref. 6481
[Ref: 29392] £400.00