The Night of an Illumination.
Published by Edwd. Orme, Bond Street, 1806.
Etching and aquatint in colour. 350 x 500mm. Trimmed to plate mark top and bottom. Paper edges tatty, with small tears. Tear into plate at left, just short of image. Light foxing/staining in title area. Pin hole in centre of sky area.
Taken from one half of a larger print 'Illumination For Peace', a view of figures gathered at the residence of the French envoy in Portman Square to watch an illumination for peace between Britain and France, first published by Orme to commemorate the Peace of Amiens in 1802.
[Ref: 4496] £480.00