VAT included (see terms) | Exclude VAT
[Two watercolour elevations of a mansion and stable block.]
[Two watercolour elevations of a mansion and stable block.]
[n.d., c.1760.]
Fine pair of watercolours, sheets 450 x 660mm (17¾ x 26"), on laid paper watermarked 'J Whatman". Mint. A few small tears in edges.
A fine pair of architectural views of the front and back of a neo-classical country house, with a stable block (identified by a weather vane).
[Ref: 52826]   £1,500.00   view all images for this item
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

[Lammasery at Hanleh, Frontier of China.]
[Lammasery at Hanleh, Frontier of China.]
[n.d., c.1850.]
Sepia watercolour. Sheet 455 x 605mm (18 x 23¾"). Surface scratch.
A view of a hilltop lamasery (a monastery of lamas), in a barren landscape. The title is in ballpoint ink on reverse.
[Ref: 54935]   £480.00  
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

[Eight watercolour views of Larkhana, Pakistan].
[Eight watercolour views of Larkhana, Pakistan].
[Various dates, latest 1854.]
8 watercolours, largest c. 260 x 360mm (10¼ x 14").
A collection of views of Sindh, in the environs of Larkhana, home to the Bhutto family since the 18th century. By Mrs. Stewart of Lackhavah, annotated on verso in ink including Haffica Sera, designed and built by Captain Allais, Deputy Ford Collector of Lackhavah.
[Ref: 50437]   £1,250.00   view all images for this item
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

[Malta in ink on the back]
[Malta in ink on the back]
[c. 1820]
Watercolour sheet, part [18]18 [Wha]tman Turkey Mills watermark; 180 x 640mm (7¼ x 25¼") Repaired join, vertical folds and some staining.
A panoramic view of a grand harbour in Malta. The clear blue sky reflects in the tranquil waters and vast amounts stone coloured buildings line above and below the sea walls. Rows of sailing ships float in the dock only a few are moored away from the group.
[Ref: 54987]   £950.00  
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

Souvenir of a Journey from Glasgow to Barrow-In-Furness, September 13th, 1920.
Souvenir of a Journey from Glasgow to Barrow-In-Furness, September 13th, 1920.
[by William John Patton McDowell.]
[c.1921.]
Album, oblong folio, full green morocco gilt, marbled endpapers; 13 watercolours on paper, mounted on card leaves, 12 with titles with a decorative pen and ink vignette on previous leaf. Some spotting to map and margins of a few sheets, last two watercolours loose.
A fine album of watercolours recording a journey from one shipbuilding centre to another, mostly of the Lake District. The volume depicts the journey of a Donaldson family member to the launch of their new ship. The last two watercolours show the launch of S.S. Cortona in 1921. Built for the Donaldson line as a cargo ship, she was sunk by U-201 with the loss of thirty of her crew in 1942. William John Patton McDowell (1888-1950), a naval architect for Vickers before a successful career as a marine artist. He painted ship portraits for advertising posters and painted murals in the interiors of liners; during World War II he was a war illustrator for the 'Sphere' and broadcast on marine matters for the BBC.
[Ref: 58604]   £980.00   view all images for this item
enquire about this item add to your wishlist

[Eleven fine watercolours of Mediterranean scenes.]
[Eleven fine watercolours of Mediterranean scenes.]
[n.d., c.1810.]
Eleven watercolours by the same hand. Each c. 185 x 225mm (7¼ x 8¾"), some sheets watermarked 'L Tovil Mill 1810.]
Eleven watercolours from an English tour around the Mediterranean, with subjects from Venice, Malta, Naples, and Genoa, including two litters, a wine press, a monk taking confession and various costumes. The Lower Tovil Mill (or Allnut Mill) was a papermaking mill on the River Loose, a tributary of the Medway, Kent.
[Ref: 55050]   £1,500.00   view all images for this item
enquire about this item add to your wishlist