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Plan of the Bombardment of St Jean d'Acre on the 2nd November 1840
Plan of the Bombardment of St Jean d'Acre on the 2nd November 1840 with the positions of the different Vessels Composing the allied fleet.
Cap.t Austen R.N. Fecit. Savage Sc.
Engraved for the Montreal Herald 19th January 1841.
Scarce engraved map. 200 x 245mm (8 x 9¾"). Nick in margin.
Scarce plan of the bombardment of Acre by the allied British, Austrian and French squadrons during the Oriental Crisis of 1840. It was published by the Montreal Herald, a Canadian newspaper that ran from 1811-1957.
[Ref: 25220]   £180.00  
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Sketch of the Carriages on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
Sketch of the Carriages on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
Drawn by Henry Austen, March, 1832. Printed by George Smith.
[Liverpool: T. Taylor, 1832.]
Rare wood engraving, sheet 145 x 300mm (5¾ x 11¾"). Trimmed with loss of publication line.
Two strips showing two trains of carriages, pulled by the steam locomotives 'Planet' (above) and 'Venus'; for passengers as well as wagons for livestock and goods. The line between Liverpool and Manchester was 31 miles (50 km) long and was built under the supervision of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway’s (LMR) chief engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848). Opened on 15 September 1830, it was the world’s first intercity railway. With numbered key to each car.
[Ref: 56998]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Sketch of the Carriages on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
Sketch of the Carriages on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.
Drawn by Henry Austen, March, 1832. Printed by George Smith.
Published by Thomas Taylor, Castle Street. [n.d. 1832.]
Hand coloured wood engraving. Sheet 155 x 300mm (6 x 11¾"). Creasing in the top left corner.
Two strips showing two trains of carriages, pulled by the steam locomotives 'Planet' (above) and 'Venus'; for passengers as well as wagons for livestock and goods. The line between Liverpool and Manchester was 31 miles (50 km) long and was built under the supervision of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway’s (LMR) chief engineer George Stephenson (1781-1848). Opened on 15 September 1830, it was the world’s first intercity railway. With numbered key to each car.
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[Tom Tit Family].
[Tom Tit Family].
Winifred Austen [signed in pencil lower right].
[n.d.]
Coloured aquatint 190 x 260mm Some printing stains in outer margins. Previously laid on card backing, however removed.
By Winifred Austen, R.I., R.E. (1876-1964). Although she also worked in both oils and watercolours, Austen is most highly regarded as an etcher. She made some two hundred etched plates and the naturalist Sir Peter Scott said she was 'certainly the best bird etcher of this century'. illustrator, painter, etcher and aquatint engraver of birds and mammals.
Guichard British Etchers: pg.24. "Warwick Galleries" stamp lower right.
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[Wild Geese on the Marshes.]
[Wild Geese on the Marshes.]
Winifred Austen [signed in pencil lower right].
[n.d.]
Coloured aquatint 290 x 390mm
By Winifred Austen, R.I., R.E. (1876-1964). Although she also worked in both oils and watercolours, Austen is most highly regarded as an etcher. She made some two hundred etched plates and the naturalist Sir Peter Scott said she was 'certainly the best bird etcher of this century'. illustrator, painter, etcher and aquatint engraver of birds and mammals.
Guichard British Etchers: pg.24.
[Ref: 472]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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