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[Fool of Quality]. Master Harry Clinton, releaving the distress of the Country Girl.
[Fool of Quality]. Master Harry Clinton, releaving the distress of the Country Girl. [Mrs Vindex, meeting with Master Harry Clinton.
P.W. Tomkins delin.t. F. Bartolozzi R.A. Sculpt.
Pub. as the Act directs, April 12, 1791 by J.F. Tomkins No. 49 New Bond Street.
Pair of stipples. Each 280 x 230mm (11 x 9"), with wide margins. Mint.
Two scenes from the Irish writer Henry Brooke's novel 'The Fool of Quality; or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland', privately published in five volumes 1765-70. Among Brooke's inspirations was the Methodist movement; in 1781 John Wesley wrote and published an abridged version with a preface that describes the story as 'one of the most beautiful pictures that ever was drawn in the world'.
Provenance: Oettingen-Wallerstein Collection.
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The Union Song.
The Union Song.
Drawn & Engraved by P. W. Tomkins, Engraver to Her Majesty.
Published by Him as the Act directs. Jan.y 19. 1801 at No. 49 New Bond Street.
Rare stipple engraving. Sheet size: 330 x 250mm (13 x 9¾"). Trimmed inside platemark.
A decorative title page for a song titled, 'The Union Song', which is inscribed a the bottom of the sheet. Three female figures playing instuments, including a flute and harpsicord, sitting on top of a crushed Lion and Unicorn, symbols of the United Kingdom.
[Ref: 32195]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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The Young Hero of Turnhout, who so manfully distinguished himself on the 27th Oct.r 1789.
The Young Hero of Turnhout, who so manfully distinguished himself on the 27th Oct.r 1789. Le Jeune Heros de Turnhout, Victoire des Brabacons sur les Autrichiennesle 27 8bre 1789.
W. Peltro Del.t. P.W.Tomkins_J.J. Van den Berghe Sculp.t London.
London Pub: as the Act directs July 27. 1790 by I.F.Tomkins No18 New Bond Street.
Stipple. Rare. Plate: 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾"), with very large margins. Some marking in plate and tears in margins.
A scene in the Battle of Turnhout in 1789, between the Austrian Habsburgs and a Belgian patriot army, in which a young boy who having killed an Austrian soldier, presents his sword to the Belgian commander.
[Ref: 42649]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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