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The Soldiers Quarters at Pompeii.
The Soldiers Quarters at Pompeii. Pl.1.
Drawn & Etched by G. Townley Esq.r Engraved by F. Whessell, Oxford.
London Pub. Feb.1. 1818 by Carpenter & Son Old Bond Street.
Mezzotint and etching printed in brown ink, very scarce and fine. Plate 209 x 255mm (8¼ x 10"). Laid on album scrap. Slight foxing.
View of the remains of Pompeii, showing an area with rows of pillars on three sides, to the right, people walking along a road beside it in the centre, and a series of rooms to left; with three goats and fallen masonry in the right foreground, mountains, trees and a lake in the background. Plate 1 of a series etched by the collector George Townley, who may have been inspired by JMW Turner's 'Liber Studiorum' with which this series bears several similarities.
[Ref: 29465]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Chretien Gottlieb Selle.
Chretien Gottlieb Selle. Docteur & Professeur en Medicine etc.a etc.a Dedie a Son Altesse Madam la Princesse de Sacken, nee Baronne de Dreskau.
Carolus Townley ad vivum delt: et Sculpt:
[n.d. c.1790.]
Mezzotint, rare. 335 x 235mm. 13¼ x 9¼". Cut; on board with crease and some surface damage.
Christian Gottlieb Selle (1748-1800), last private physician of Friedrich the Great.
In the National Library of Medicine.
[Ref: 24760]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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