East View of Wandsworth [/] Vue de Wandsworth a l'Est.
Rare & scarce engraving. Platemark: 195 x 275mm (7¾ x 10¾"). Large margins. Small stitch hole in left margin.
An attractive panoramic view of Wandsworth, South London. There is a smallholding with cattle and vegetable patches on the left beneath a windmill, whilst a group of figures can be seen in the foreground in the centre. Published by Cluer Dicey (1713 - 1775) & co. The Diceys were well known as publishers of 'chapbooks', cheap pocket-sized pamphlets which were circulated through a network of chapmen - hawkers and pedlars who would travel around England, attending markets, fairs and so on, offering the books, ballads, portraits, maps and topographical prints.
[Ref: 33440] £220.00