View of Greenwich, and down the River.
Pub. June 1, 1795, by J. & J. Boydell, Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, & No. 90, Cheapside.
Fine hand coloured aquatint, very large margins. Printed area: 215 x 320mm (8½ x 12½"). Slight oxidisation in sky.
Plate 19 from Joseph Farington's (1747 – 1821) 'History of the River Thames', 1794, a two-volume publication including 76 aquatints. This view of Greenwich shows the Old Royal Navy College in the middle distance, and a couple walking towards a forest across a field in the foreground. Ships can be seen on the Thames in the background.
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