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The East Prospect of the Cathedral of St Pauls.
The East Prospect of the Cathedral of St Pauls.
Schwert fäger delin. R. Parr sculp.
Published 12th May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street London.
Rare engraving. 505 x 360mm (19¾ x 14¼"). Tears in right margin, holes in all four corners of the printed border, where hung up, paper toned.
A front elevation of the rear of St Paul's Cathedral, from a series of all four faces and a floorplan, all engraved by Parr after Schwertfäger. It is not known when the plates were first published: an example of the floorplan with a dedication by John Brindley is dated 1747, but the BM believes this was also a reissue. Parr died in 1754 and Schwertfäger is untraced.
BM: 1978,U.3615.
[Ref: 40694]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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The South Prospect of the Cathedral of St Pauls.
The South Prospect of the Cathedral of St Pauls.
Schwert fäger delin. R. Parr sculp.
Published 12th May 1794 by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street London.
Rare engraving. 340 x 505mm (14¼ x 20"). Holes in all four corners of the printed border, where hung up; small area of worming in inscription area paper toned.
A front elevation of the rear of St Paul's Cathedral, towers on the left, from a series of all four faces and a floorplan, all engraved by Parr after Schwertfäger. It is not known when the plates were first published: an example of the floorplan with a dedication by John Brindley is dated 1747, but the BM believes this was also a reissue. Parr died in 1754 and Schwertfäger is untraced.
[Ref: 40695]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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