A View of the House of Peers, the King sitting on his Throne, the Commons attending him at the end of ye Session 1741-2 [...][&] A View of the House of Commons in the Session 1741-2
Pair of engravings, each sheet approx 480 x 640mm (19 x 25¼"). Fine matching impressions. Trimmed inside platemarks.
Interior views of the House of Peers (with a list of Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal) and the House of Commons (with a list of Speakers of the House of Commons) flanking each image. Fine pair of engravings by John Pine (1690-1756), printmaker whose major projects involved a set of prints of the tapestries in the House of Lords, and a plan of London on 24 sheets based Rocque's survey. He was famously caricatured as an overweight clergyman in Hogarth's 'The Calais Gate', earning him the nickname Friar Pine!
For 'A View of the House of Peers...' sold separately see ref. 37409. Ex Collection Duke of Westminster.
[Ref: 38479] £750.00