Scene on the Serpentine, Hyde Park, on the Night of the Grand Jubilee. Augt. 1814.
Aquatint 250 x 350mm.
In this listing is an etching by J. Gordon that shows the fair established as part of the Peace Celebrations of 1814. This aquatint is a view of a series of naval engagements which were re-enacted in miniature on the Serpentine in Hyde Park during the 1814 Peace Celebrations. It ended with the entire fleet being set alight at the water’s edge, accompanied by a firework display.
[Ref: 4533] £150.00