A View In Hyde Park. The Duke completed his 83rd. Year May 1st. 1852, was Born May 1st. 1769 Died Septr. 14th. 1852. [&] A View Near Albert Gate.
London, Re-Published Septr. 15th. 1852, At R. Ackermann's Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street. [&] London, Published July 1st. 1847, By Rudolph Ackermann, At His Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street.
Pair of coloured aquatints, each 530 x 605mm.
Pair of equestrian portraits. Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769 - 1852) passing the Achilles statue, a tribute to his own achievements, in Hyde Park. This a reissue, published one day after Wellington's death, of the plate first published in 1844. After Henry de Daubrawa. Thomas Cubbitt (1788 - 1855), builder. He rides past Albert Gate, Hyde Park, some of its distinctive Italianate architecture visible in the background, which he himself designed. Situated on ground purchased by government from the Dean and Chapter of Westminster and others, the development was constructed 1844-6, at a cost of 20,844l. 10s 9d., and so called after H.R.H. Prince Albert.
See Guildhall Library: p5405523 and NPG: D2905.
[Ref: 8105] £1,150.00