A Perspective View of Grosvenor Square. Vue de la Place de Grosvenor.
Printed for John Bowles at the Black Horse in Cornhill. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament.
Engraving with large margins; very fine in a fine gilt frame. Platemark: 250 x 420mm (9¾ x 16½"). Unexamined out of frame.
An early view looking across Grosvenor Square, London. The oval shaped planted area with it's equestrian statue can be seen in the centre, with a few carriages, figures, and a sedan chair around square. Sir Richard Grosvenor obtained a licence to develop Grosvenor Square and the surrounding streets in 1710, and development is believed to have commenced in around 1721. Grosvenor Square was one of the three or four most fashionable residential addresses in London from its construction until the Second World War, with numerous leading members of the aristocracy in residence.
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