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[Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A., in his studio]
[Lawrence Alma-Tadema, R.A., in his studio]
[T.L. Atkinson after John Collyer, pencil signatures]
[Published by T.H. Lefèvre, June 1 1885]
Mezzotint on india, very large margins; platemark 550 x 420mm (21½ x 16½"). Printsellers' Association blindstamp. Very scarce.
Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), London painter of Greek and Roman settings, etcher, stage designer and decorative artist was born in January 1836. Shown in his studio holding palette and brushes, an unfinished canvas behind him. After training in Antwerp, Alma-Tadema moved to London in 1870 and became a member of the Royal Academy in 1879. He was knighted in 1899. After the portrait by John Collier (1850-1934), portrait painter who received guidance and encouragement from Alma-Tadema as a young artist. The print was originally sold as a companion to a portrait of another 19th century artist, Rosa Bonheur.
PSA limited to 275 artist's proofs (plate destroyed); ex: collection of the Late Hon C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 36360]   £520.00  
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[Colonel Biddulph.]
[Colonel Biddulph.]
[Painted by the Honorable Henry Graves. Engraved by Thomas L.Atkinson Esq.r.]
[London, Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y Oct 11. 1870; Printsellers to the Queen _ 6 Pall Mall.]
Proof mezzotint on india, with Printsellers' Association blindstamp.530 x 385mm.
Probably Sir Michael Anthony Shrapnel Biddulph (1823-1904).
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 2817]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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[General Sir George Brown.]
[General Sir George Brown.]
Painted by the Honorable Henry Graves. Engraved by Thomas L.Atkinson Esq.r.
London, Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y Jan 1. 1859; Printsellers to the Queen _ 6 Pall Mall.
Proof mezzotint on india, with Printsellers' Association blindstamp. Limited edition 125 signed & before lettered proofs, 510 x 385mm.
General Sir George Brown (17901865), GCB KH. In nearly sixty years of service he saw action at Copenhagen (1807), was wounded at the battle of Talavera (Peninsular War, 1809), wounded at Bladensburg (U.S. War of 1812), had a horse shot from underneath him at the Alma and was wounded again at Inkerman (both during the Crimean War, 1854). From March 1860 to March 1865 he was commander-in-chief in Ireland.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 2818]   £380.00  
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The Right Honourable Sir A.E. Cockburn, Baronet, Lord Chief Justice of England.
The Right Honourable Sir A.E. Cockburn, Baronet, Lord Chief Justice of England.
London, Published 7th July 1871, by the Engraver (T.L. Atkinson) 2 Alma Square, St John's Wood. _ Copyright Registered.
Mezzotint on chine collé. 560 x 430mm (22 x 17") with very large margins.
Sir Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1802-1880), Lord Chief Justice for 21 years, from 1859 until his death. A notorious womaniser, he was nominated for a peerage in 1864, but Queen Victoria refused, noting that ''this peerage has been more than once previously refused upon the ground of the notoriously bad moral character of the Chief Justice''.
[Ref: 51419]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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[Earl of Beaconsfield K.G.]
[Earl of Beaconsfield K.G.]
Professor H. Von Angeli. T. L. Atkinson.
London Published March 1st. 1878 by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. 13 & 14 Pall Mall East.
Mezzotint on india with Printsellers' blindstamp. Platemark: 455 x 355mm (17¾ x 14"). One of 375 limited edition proofs. Very large margins.
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, Viscount Hughenden of Hughenden, (1804-1881), British statesman and novelist who was twice prime minister (1868, 187480) and who provided the Conservative Party with a twofold policy of Tory democracy and imperialism. After Austrian painter Heinrich von Angeli, (1840-1925), engraved by Thomas Lewis Atkinson (1817-c.1890).
Ex collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennoz-Boyd.
[Ref: 39390]   £420.00  
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[Earl of Beaconsfield K.G.]
[Earl of Beaconsfield K.G.]
Professor H. Von Angeli. T. L. Atkinson.
London Published March 1st. 1878 by P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. 13 & 14 Pall Mall East.
Mezzotint on india with Printsellers' blindstamp. 355 x 465mm. One of 375 limited edition proofs. Tears in wide margins.
Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield, Viscount Hughenden of Hughenden, [1804-1881] British statesman and novelist who was twice prime minister (1868, 187480) and who provided the Conservative Party with a twofold policy of Tory democracy and imperialism. Heinrich von Angeli, [Austrian Painter, 1840-1925] Thomas Lewis Atkinson [1817-circa 1890].
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 6353]   £520.00  
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Col.l The Hon.ble Percy E. Herbert, C.B. M.P.
Col.l The Hon.ble Percy E. Herbert, C.B. M.P. From a Picture presented to Lucy, Countess of Powis, by the Walcot and Bishops Castle Tenants & Neighbours, as a Token of their approval of Colonel Herbert's services with the Army in the Guinea.
Painted by F. Grant Esq.r R.A. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson Esq.r
London: Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y Nov.r 5.th1858. Printsellers to the Queen _ 6 Pall Mall.
Mezzotint. Plate 533 x 407mm. 21 x 16". Large margins.
Sir Percy Egerton Herbert (1822-1876) was a British Army officer and politician. He served in Crimea at the Battle of the Alma and the siege of Sevastopol and the Battle of Inkerman. He was made aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria, a Companion of the Order of the Bath and a colonel for his services in the Crimean War. He also received knighthoods from the Turkish, Sardinian and French governments. In 1858 he was made Lieutenant-Colonel and commanded regiments in Rohilkhand, Cawnpore and Fatehpur. Two years later he became deputy quartermaster-general at the Horse Guards and entered parliament in 1865 as Conservative MP for South Shropshire. By 1869 he had progressed further through the ranks and was made Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath.
NPG: D35705/6.
[Ref: 17372]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Edward Ellice [facsimile signature].
Edward Ellice [facsimile signature]. Private Plate.
Painted by George Richmond R.A., D.C.L. Engraved by Thomas L. Atkinson.
[n.d., c.1875.]
Mezzotint on chine collé. 445 x 350mm (18 x 13¾").
Seated portrait of Edward Ellice the younger (1810-80), Scottish politician, son of a deputy-governor of the Hudson's Bay Company and nephew of Earl Grey. He served as Private Secretary to Lord Durham during his diplomatic mission to Russia (1832) and his governor generalship in Canda (1838), and was MP for St Andrews Burghs from 1837 until his death. His wife Katherine is remembered for watercolours she painted of the Patriote rebels who captured her in the rebellion of 1837-8. Ellis attended Trinity College, Cambridge.
[Ref: 48497]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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''Flora''.
''Flora''.
Painted by V.W. Bromley. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson.
London. Published Jan.y 1st 1877 by Thomas M.cLean, 7, Haymarket, Copyright Registered. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1877, by Mess.rs Knoedler & Co in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
Mixed method engraving on chine collé. 885 x 520mm (34¾ x 20½"), with wide margins. Mint
A young woman in a loose gown fastened with a jewelled clasp, her left side bare and long hair tied back with a wreath of flowers, looking to left with arms outstretched, in a field full of flowers.
[Ref: 51401]   £450.00  
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Dr. Fraser, Bishop of Manchester.
Dr. Fraser, Bishop of Manchester.
J. E. Millais [signed in pencil]. T. L. Atkinson [signed in pencil].
Published July 20th 1882 by Thos. Agnew & Sons, London, Liverpool and Manchester.
Mezzotint. Artist Proof limited to 175. 560mm x 440mm (22" x 17"). Very large margins.
Portrait of Dr James Fraser (1818-1885) who was made Bishop of Manchester in 1870.
Ex: Collection of Thomas Agnew
[Ref: 32035]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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[General Garibaldi.]
[General Garibaldi.]
Painted by Ossani. Engraved by T. L. Atkinson.
London, Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y. Octr. 1st 1860, Printseller to the Queen__ 6 Pall Mall.
Mezzotint on india, proof with signature facsimile. 400 x 420mm.
Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-82), Italian soldier who played a central role in unification of Italy. See Reference 13647.
Prinsellers's Association Stamp. Ltd.100. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 4508]   £360.00  
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[Gordon's Last Watch.] In Memoriam. LCD [monogram] 1885.
[Gordon's Last Watch.] In Memoriam. LCD [monogram] 1885.
Lowes Dickinson. T.L. Atkinson assisted by Sam.l Cousins [pencil signatures]
London, Published June 1st 1886 by Arthur Dickinson, All Souls Place.
Photogravure on chine collé, artist's proof limited to 175, Printsellers' blindstamp. 565 x 415mm (22¼ x 16¼"), with large margins. Some slight soiling & creasing.
General Charles George Gordon (1833 1885), on the ramparts of Khartoum, bible and field glasses in his hands, the night before his death at the hands of the Mahdi's rebels.
Printsellers' Association 148.
[Ref: 41338]   £490.00  
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S.R. Graves [facsimile signature.]
S.R. Graves [facsimile signature.]
[Engraved by Thomas Lewis Atkinson after William Menzies Tweedie.]
[London: Henry Graves & Co., 1875.]
Mezzotint on india, proof before title, rare in this state. India 455 x 315mm (18 x 12½"). Printseller's Association blind stamp. India lifting bottom left.
Samuel Robert Graves (1818-73), merchant, shipowner, and a director of the London and North Western Railway. In 1861 he was Mayor of Liverpool, and in the 1865 general election Graves became MP for Liverpool, holding the seat until his death. A keen sailor, he was commodore of the Royal Mersey Yacht Club and author of 'National Dangers' and 'A Cruise in the Baltic'.
Artist's proof: 75. PSA
[Ref: 34380]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Col.l The Hon.ble Percy E. Herbert, C.B. M.P. From a Picture presented to Lucy, Countess of Powis, by the Walcot and Bishops Castle Tenants & Neighbours, as a Token of their approval of Colonel Herbert's services with the Army in the Guinea.]
[Col.l The Hon.ble Percy E. Herbert, C.B. M.P. From a Picture presented to Lucy, Countess of Powis, by the Walcot and Bishops Castle Tenants & Neighbours, as a Token of their approval of Colonel Herbert's services with the Army in the Guinea.]
[Painted by F. Grant Esq.r R.A. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson Esq.r]
[London: Published by Henry Graves & Comp.y Nov.r 5th 1858. Printsellers to the Queen _ 6 Pally Mall.]
Mezzotint on india. Proof before letters; Printsellers Association stamp. Plate 535 x 408mm. 21 x 16".
Sir Percy Egerton Herbert (1822-1876) was a British Army officer and politician. He served in Crimea at the Battle of the Alma and the siege of Sevastopol and the Battle of Inkerman. He was made aide-de-camp to Queen Victoria, a Companion of the Order of the Bath and a colonel for his services in the Crimean War. He also received knighthoods from the Turkish, Sardinian and French governments. In 1858 he was made Lieutenant-Colonel and commanded regiments in Rohilkhand, Cawnpore and Fatehpur. Two years later he became deputy quartermaster-general at the Horse Guards and entered parliament in 1865 as Conservative MP for South Shropshire. By 1869 he had progressed further through the ranks and was made Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 19807]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Ralph Ward Jackson. Founder of West Hartlepool.
Ralph Ward Jackson. Founder of West Hartlepool. Ra: Ward Jackson [fascimile signature.]
Engraved by T.L. Atkinson; London, from a Portrait by Francis Grant, R.A. painted by Public Subscription, and presented to the Town of West Hartlepool.
[Henry Graves & Co, 1868.]
Mezzotint. 760 x 480mm (30 x 19"). Trimmed to plate, samll tear in right edge.
Ralph Ward Jackson (1806-1880). Obtained parliamentary authority to build the West Hartlepool harbour and dock in 1844, for the transportantion of coal and Cleveland ironstone. He became Hartlepool's first MP in 1867.
Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 48455]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ralph Ward Jackson. Founder of West Hartlepool.]
[Ralph Ward Jackson. Founder of West Hartlepool.]
[Engraved by T.L.Atkinson; London, from a Portrait by Francis Grant, R.A. painted by Public Subscription, and presented to the Town of West Hartlepool.]
[Henry Graves & Co, 1868.]
Mezzotint on india, proof before letters, Printsellers' Association blindstamp, Limited edition of 100. 760 x 480mm (30 x 19").
Ralph Ward Jackson (1806-1880). Obtained parliamentary authority to build the West Hartlepool harbour and dock in 1844, for the transportantion of coal and Cleveland ironstone. He became Hartlepool's first MP in 1867.
[Ref: 2811]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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[Prince Leopold, first duke of Albany]
[Prince Leopold, first duke of Albany]
Painted by Carl Sohn, Jun. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson
[Published by George Rees, 1885]
Mixed-method engraving on india, platemark 570 x 405mm (22½ x 16") large margins. Fine proof impression.
Prince Leopold, first duke of Albany (1853-84), fourth and youngest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Leopold was a haemophiliac and also suffered from epilepsy, illnesses which affected his entire life. He died from an epileptic fit and brain haemorrhage brought on after slipping on a staircase while in Cannes. Engraving after a portrait by Carl Rudolph Sohn (1845-1908), German painter.
[Ref: 47083]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Rutland [facsimile.]
Rutland [facsimile.]
Painted by F. Grant, R.A. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson.
[n.d. c.1860.]
Mezzotint. 680 x 464mm (26¾ x 18¼"). Some staining.
Charles Manners (1815-1888), 6th Duke of Rutland, was an English Conservative politician.
Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 29010]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jonathan Peel, Secretary of State for War.]
[Jonathan Peel, Secretary of State for War.]
[Engraved by Thomas Lewis Atkinson after Sir Francis Grant.
London, Published July 2nd 1866 by Henry Graves & Co., the Proprietors, Publishers to the Queen and H.R.H. the Prince & Princess of Wales _ 6 Pall Mall.
Rare mixed-method engraving on chine collé, proof before all letters. 710 x 470mm (28 x 18½") with very large margins. Two small tears and foxing in the margins.
A seated portrait of Lieutenant-General Jonathan Peel (1799-1879), published the year he became the Conservative Secretary of State for War for the second time. A keen follower of horse racing, he owned Orlando, winner of the 1844 Derby.
PSA Lt Ed AP 50, BL 50.
[Ref: 51412]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Sir Robert Sale.]
[Sir Robert Sale.]
Painted by Henry Moseley Engraved by T.L. Atkinson
London, Published Nov. 1. 1845, by Henry Graves & Comp., 6. Pall Mall.
Mezzotint, 540 x 410mm. 21¼ x 16". Staining top right, foxing around platemark.
Sir Robert Sale (1782-1845), army officer. In the First Burmese War (1824-26) he led the 13th Regiment, and in one action he killed the enemy's leader in single combat. During the First Anglo-Afghan War (1839-42) he was second-in-command of the army of occupation in Kabul, and Lady Sale's diary of the period was published as a 'Journal of the Disasters in Afghanistan' in 1843. In 1845 be became quartermaster-general to Sir Hugh Gough's army, but died the same year of wounds received at the battle of Mudki in the Punjab.
[Ref: 12135]   £320.00  
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Geo Stephenson [facsimile signature].
Geo Stephenson [facsimile signature].
[Painted by J. Lucas. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson.]
[Published by H. Graves & Co. 1849.]
Mixed method engraving, proof before letters. 810 x 520mm. Light age toning to paper.
Printed on india paper, from a picture belonging to the Institution of Civil Engineers. George Stephenson [1781 - 1848] commenced his working life as a cowherd, later working in coalpits. His mechanical mind was noticed by his employers and by 1812 he was an engine-wright earning 100 pounds a year. In 1813 he was commissioned to design a steam locomotive for the Killingworth wagonway. He was to become instrumental in the construction of many of the English railways, hence his nickname 'the father of railways'.
[Ref: 3966]   £520.00  
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George Stephenson, Esq.r Standing on Chat-Moss.
George Stephenson, Esq.r Standing on Chat-Moss.
Painted by John Lucas. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson.
London Published May 23rd 1849, by Henry Graves & Comp.y Printsellers in Ordinary to Her Majesty, & H.R.H. Prince Albert, 6 Pall Mall.
Mezzotint. 810 x 515mm (32 x 20"). Staining in margins.
Full-length portrait of George Stephenson (1781-1848), standing on the bog that threatened the completion of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. After attempts to dump spoil failed when it dissapated, Stephenson took advice from East Anglian marshland specialist Robert Stannard, and created a bed of bound heather and branches topped with tar and covered with rubble stone that could ''float'' over the moss. This revolutionaty solution can be seen behind Stephenson in this portrait.
[Ref: 48185]   £480.00  
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The Queen giving audience to Lord Beaconsfield at Osborne after his return from Berlin bringing 'Peace with Honour'.
The Queen giving audience to Lord Beaconsfield at Osborne after his return from Berlin bringing 'Peace with Honour'.
Painted by T.B. Wirgman. Engraved by T.L. Atkinson.
London. Published by Messers. Dickinson Publishers by Special Appointment to H.M. the Queen, 114, New Bond Street. w. and Mr. J. Garle Brown. Wymondham, near Leicester, January 3rd 1887. Copyright Registered.
Mixed method engraving on india laid paper, 770 x 870mm. 30¼ x 34¼".
Queen Victoria with Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804 - 1881), Prime Minister and novelist. Through his outstanding abilities as a politician and orator, Disraeli became Prime Minister in 1868 and guided the Second Reform Bill through Parliament. His diplomatic triumphs included the Congress of Berlin (June 13 - July 13, 1878), a meeting of the European Great Powers' and the Ottoman Empire's leading statesmen. In the wake of the Russo-Turkish War, 187778, the meeting's aim was to reorganize the countries of the Balkan peninsula.
[Ref: 8490]   £330.00  

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