A South Prospect of the City of Chester.[67 in ink]
Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by J. Boydell, at the Globe near Durham Yard in the Strand, 1749. Price 1.s.
Engraving, paper watermarked with very large margins. Plate 300 x 450mm (11¾ x 17¾").
A fine view of the City of Chester, seen from across the River Dee, with the Castle to the left, and Handbridge to the right; ships and other boats seen on the river. 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.
[Ref: 29394] £300.00