A View of Penshurst Place in the County of Kent.This plate was engraved in the Year 1747, ny Mr George Vertue, for Will.m Perry, Esq. And is now presented to this work by Mrs Elizabeth Perry his Widow, The only remaining Heir of the Noble Family of Sidney, & the Present Owner of this Seat.
Coloured engraving with small margins. 440 x 560mm (17¼ x 22"). Binding folds flattened.
A bird's-eye view of the fortified Penshurst Place near Tonbridge in Kent, the ancestral home of the Sidney family (their etched crest is at centre of the inscription). Originally published in 1747 this example was published after William Perry's death in 1757, with the title re-engraved and Dry's inscription dropped.
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