Back Part Of The Tower Between The Postern Gates, Canterbury.
Published by the Author London [n.d., 1813].
Etching, 265 x 330mm. Light spotting, mostly to margins. Laid to album page.
Thomas Hastings (fl.1813 - 1831), amateur etcher, was collector of customs at Liverpool, and is known as Captain Hastings. He did some good work as an etcher, and was an associate of the Liverpool Academy. This a scarce plate from his ‘Vestiges of Antiquity, or a Series of Etchings of Canterbury'. He also published the following works, illustrated by himself: ‘Etchings (39) from the Works of Richard Wilson,’ 1825, ‘The British Archer, or Tracts on Archery,’ Newport, 1831. He also engraved the plates to Woolnoth's ‘Canterbury Cathedral,’ 1816.
Ex: collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 7982] £160.00