A Collier, with a View of the South Foreland.
Published & Sold Jan.y 1, 1806 by Edw.d Orme 59, Bond Street London.
Aquatint, small margins. 285 x 440mm (11¼ x 17¼").
A collier, a coal-carrier, at anchor of South Foreland, the closest part of the British mainland to Europe, just north of Dover. Plate 20 of the 'Liber Nauticus, and Instructor in the Art of Marine Drawing' by Dominic Serres and his son John Thomas Serres. Both were marine painters to the king, and John was the Master of Drawing at the Chelsea Naval School and, according to the title page of the 'Liber', 'Marine Draught-man to the Honourable the Board of Admiralty'.
Abbey Life 345.
[Ref: 31895] £260.00