A View of the Public Fireworks to be exhibited on Occasion of the General Peace Concluded at Aix le Chappelle Novr. 7. 1748.
Printed and Sold by R. Baldwin jun. at the Rose in Pater Noster Row.
Etching and engraving, 200 x 395mm. 8 x 15½". Vertical folds as normal; tatty extremities and some staining. Trimmed to plate at left with small tears.
Preparations for a display of fireworks to celebrate the second Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) of 1748, which ended the War of the Austrian Succession. Lettered in the image, with key and explanatory text describing dimensions and display details either side of title above image. Fold-out illustration to the London Magazine.
[Ref: 9673] £90.00