View of Greenwich, from Deptford Yard.
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 staining in margin.
Plate 18 from Joseph Farington's (1747 – 1821) 'History of the River Thames', 1794, a two-volume publication including 76 aquatints. A view of the Deptford dockyard, with seven figures on a quay working in the right foreground, and a large ship in the left middle distance with several boats surrounding it. Further ships and boats are behind on the right, and the Old Royal Naval College can be seen in the background.
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