[Pair of frame labels] John Harris, Map & Printseller, No 3. Sweetings Alley, Cornhill. & No 8 Broad Street.N 1. Port Folios of all sizes.
Two oval frame labels, engravings, 60 x 85mm (2½ x 3¼"), pasted on contemporary frames. Edges chipped.
Pair of rare frame labels of John Harris (c.1740-1812), print publisher, especially of historical, literary, marine and sporting subjects, and prints after Bunbury. He frequently re-issued the plates of other publishers. The prints depicted are 'Going to School' & 'Coming from School', oval stipples printed in blue, by Knight after Stothard.
BM: he had opened his premises in Broad Street 'by 1789'. Ex: Collection of Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 37713] £380.00