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General Washington.
General Washington. Parson's Genuine Edition of Hume's England.
[J.Parsons, Paternoster Row.][n.d., c.1793.]
Stipple. 140 x 85mm (5½ x 3¼''). Staining on right in title.
A profile portrait, set in an oval of American military commander and politician George Washington (1732-1799), who is considered one of the founding fathers of the United States of America and served as the first President from 1789-1797.
[Ref: 50916]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Sees a Water Kelpy.
Sees a Water Kelpy. The Kelpy it was_he knew by its face...
Published May 1821 by Tho.s McLean, Hay Market.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 160 x 230mm (6¼ x 9'') large margins on 3 sides.
A comic scene showing a man being frightened by a legendary creature.
[Ref: 51135]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Carlton House.
Carlton House. This Plate representing the Improvements opposite Carlton House is with Permission Dedicated to His Royal Highness the Prince Regent by his Royal Highness's most dutiful & obliged Servants. Colnaghi & Co.
Augt. Pugin delt. T. Sutherland Aquat.
London. Pubd. May 1.1817 by Colnaghi & Co. 25 Cockspur Street.
Fine coloured aquatint; 305 x 406mm (12 x 16"), on J. Whatman paper. Trimmed to plate, mounted in album sheet.
The view north from Carlton House, on Pall Mall, an early 18th century house reconstructed at enormous cost by the Prince of Wales (later George IV) over a thiry year period. The house was the scene of extraordinary receptions and balls. This print was made during the Regency, before the Regent ascended to the throne and decided that the house was not fine enough for his new elevated standing. The house was demolished and replaced by a terrace of houses (Carlton House Terrace).
Collage: p5425141.
[Ref: 51125]   £330.00  
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[Matthew Webb.] Dedicated to Captain Webb. The Channel Quadrilles by J. Pridham.
[Matthew Webb.] Dedicated to Captain Webb. The Channel Quadrilles by J. Pridham.
H.C. Maguire Lith.
London: Brewer & Co. 14 & 15, Poultry, Cheapside, [...] [n.d., c.1875.]
Coloured lithographic music cover. Sheet 335 x 245mm (13¼ x 9¾"). Trimmed, losing part of the publisher's address.
A music cover of a song celebrating the first man to swim unaided across the English Channel, Captain Matthew Webb, in 1875. It shows him with his support boat, swimming under moonlight.
[Ref: 51174]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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The Wedding.
The Wedding. Minister, Will thou take this woman for thy wedded wife? Clown. Yeas, sure, I wool, I cum.d a Purpose.
Published & For Sale at No.111 Nassau St. N. York. [n.d., c.1830.]
Rare hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 395 x 285mm (15 x 11¼''). Staining and tears in edges.
A comic scene in a church showing a wedding of a simple couple. Published in New York.
[Ref: 50949]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Josiah Wedgwood, Esq.re F.R.S & S.A.
Josiah Wedgwood, Esq.re F.R.S & S.A.
Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Engraved by S. W. Reynolds 15 Holland St, Kensington.
Published May 1st. 1841 by R. Sheppard, Repository of Arts, Newcastle Under Lyme.
Fine mezzotint, proof. Sheet: 345 x 255mm (13½ x 10"), with very large margins.
A portrait of potter and entrepreneur Josiah Wedgwood (1730-95).
Not in Hamilton.
[Ref: 50474]   £260.00  
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[Wellington in a Carriage.]
[Wellington in a Carriage.]
Drawn Etchd & Publsihed by I. Taylor 48 Belevdere Place.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 215 x 330mm (8½ x 13''). Trimmed, creased, damaged.
A satirical scene showing Wellington, riding in a carriage, around the carriage men and boys cheer him on.
Not in BM
[Ref: 50822]   £260.00  
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Welsh Shepherd.
Welsh Shepherd.
Ls. S.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Scarce etching. Plate: 220 x 135mm (8¾ x 5¼''), with large margins. Creasing and foxing.
A portrait of a Welsh shepherd and his dog in a landscape.
Ex: Collection of Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 51011]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Westminster Abbey.]
[Westminster Abbey.]
Drawn Etch'd & Published by J.Taylor 48 Belvedere Place.
Rare hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 210 x 330mm (8¼ x 13''). Trimmed within plate, title missing.
A scene outside Westminster Abbey showing a crowd gathered around a man standing on a stool ringing a bell, behind them three masters of Westminster school stand in conversation.
[Ref: 51006]   £260.00  
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The Freedom of Election or Hunt-ing for Popularity amd Plumpers for Maxwell.
The Freedom of Election or Hunt-ing for Popularity amd Plumpers for Maxwell. Westminster Election June 18th 1818.
Cruikshank. del.t & fec.t.
June 1818. G Humphrey. 27 S.t. James's Street London.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 300 x 401mm (12x16''), with large margins. Old repair along the right edge plate mark line with some surface dirt and minor tears in the margins of 100mm in length.
The General Election of June 1818 for the Parlimentary seat of Westminster, Henry ''Orator'' Hunt and Capt. Sir Murray Maxwell are addressing the public. Henry ''Orator'' Hunt speaking for the Whigs discusses corruption within parliament. His counterpart Capt. Sir Murray Maxwell for the tory party came into politics after being wrecked on the Gaspar Strair on his way to escort the Ambassador of China. They were rescued by the East India Trading Company with no lives lost. He gave up on politics after he lost a severe amount of money and a personal injury after being attaked by a mob in Covent Garden. The election was won by Sir Samuel Romilly.
BM Satire 12999
[Ref: 50842]   £280.00  
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The Mountain Dew, or Donald Wi' The True Glenlivet.
The Mountain Dew, or Donald Wi' The True Glenlivet.
Painted by W. Macarthney. Engraved by Hen.y Dawe.
Published Oct. 2nd 1826 by Smith, Elder & Co. Cornhill London.
Extremely rare mezzotint. Sheet: 355 x 245mm (14 x 9¾''). Trimmed within plate.
A portrait of a man enjoying whiskey from a large jug. George Smith founded the (illegal) Glenlivet distillery in 1822, George IV famously asked to try some of the whisky during his state tour of Scotland in August 1822. In 1824 the law changed and his Glenlivet distillery became the first legal producer of whisky.
[Ref: 51027]   £450.00  
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[Wild Rose.]
[Wild Rose.]
[Clarissa Munger Badger.]
[n.d., c.1865.]
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 350 x 270mm (13¾ x 10¾'') large margins.
A illustration of a wild rose by American botanical illustrator Mrs C. M. Badger (1806-1899).
[Ref: 51071]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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You Never Ketches Me a Woyaging No More. I've Had a Nuf Of It.
You Never Ketches Me a Woyaging No More. I've Had a Nuf Of It. Sketches of Character No.4.
[William Heath] Esq.
Pub by T McLean 26 Haymarket where political and other Caricatures are daily Pub_ [n.d. c.1829.]
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 340 x 235mm (13¼ x 9''). Trimmed to printed border.
A caricature of William IV before his kingship, when he was Lord High Admiral. George IV and Wellington requested his resignation in 1828 after he took a fleet to sea without telling anyone where they were going.
[Ref: 50811]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Witch Cooking at a Cauldron.]
[Witch Cooking at a Cauldron.]
[n.d., c.1840.]
Watercolour. Sheet: 120 x 80mm (4¾ x 3''). Laid on album sheet.
An amateur watercolour of a witch, surrounded by flying bats.
[Ref: 51133]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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The Wonder of Windsor.
The Wonder of Windsor. The Artist, Poet, Fiddler, here we see, And all is Tweedle-dum, and Tweedle-dee.
Cha.s Hunt del. Cha.s Hunt sc.
Pubd by J.W. Ward, 1, Leadenhall St.t 1841.
Rare aquatint. 300 x 430mm (11¾ x 17") large margins. Tear in margin repaired.
Satire on the artist nature of the Saxe-Coburg men: Prince Albert, probably the Poet; Ferdinand II of Portugal, amateur print-maker; Leopold I, king of the Belgians, as violinist; and Prince Ernest of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha on the piano forte. Queen Victoria stands to the right, with a woman possibly the Duchess of Kent, King Leopold's sister and the Queen's mother, behind.
Hickman: P 144
[Ref: 51176]   £260.00  
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Woodcock Shooting.
Woodcock Shooting.
Engraved by Mr. Pyall from a Painting by Mr Jones in the Possession of the Publisher.
London Published 1 September 1827 by S. Knights, Sweetings Alley Royal Exchange.
Rare colour-printed aquatint. Sheet: 390 x 455mm (15¼ x 18''). Paper tone, trimmed within plate, repaired tears, small woodworm holes.
A shooting scene showing a pair of spaniels and a sportsman rushing to fetch a fallen woodcock.
[Ref: 50910]   £420.00  
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From near a Tree on the new Turf drive between the Old Grantham Road and the new path to Woolsthorpe.
From near a Tree on the new Turf drive between the Old Grantham Road and the new path to Woolsthorpe.
F:W: Trench Ap: 1819.
Lithograph. Sheet: 380 x 540mm (15 x 21¼'') large margins. Uncut.
A view looking up a hill to Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire from the road to Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir. By army officer and M.P. Sir Frederick William Trench (1775-1859).
[Ref: 50911]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Double-hemisphere world map.]
[Double-hemisphere world map.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Ink and watercolour on card. Sheet 45 x 60mm.
A charming miniature map.
[Ref: 51159]   £130.00  
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A Hint for another Statue or a Sketch of a Modern Weather Cock.
A Hint for another Statue or a Sketch of a Modern Weather Cock.
IC.K [Isaac Cruikshank].
London Pub by S W. Fores, 50 Piccadilly Jan.y 2 1804,
Coloured etching. 330 x 225mm (13 x 9"). Trimmed inside platemark.
A satire of William Windham (1750-1810), comparing him to a weather vane due to his changing attitude to war with France. He opposed the Peace of Amiens yet protested against reliance on 'the mere levy in mass', known as 'the volunteer corps'.
BM Satires 10221.
[Ref: 50711]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Ladies Amabel and Jemima Yorke.]
[Ladies Amabel and Jemima Yorke.]
[Sir. J. Reynolds. Fisher.]
[n.d. c.1762.]
Mezzotint, uncleaned proof before letters. Platemark: 507 x 355mm (20 x 14"). Excellent impression.
The two daughters of Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl Hardwicke, and his wife, Jemima, Countess De Grey and Baroness of Crudwell. The two children stand in a garden beside a sphinx on a pedestal, Lady Amabel Grey on the left with a dove perched on her right hand, and Lady Mary Jemima running towards her holding another dove, a poodle at her heels. The children grew up to become: Amabel Hume-Campbell, Countess de Grey (1751-1833), the political writer and amateur artist; and Mary Jemima Robinson, known as Lady Grantham (1757-1830), mother of Prime Minister Viscount Goderich.
Hamilton: p.139. Russell: 61. CS: 61.
[Ref: 35736]   £950.00  
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Six Etchings of Select Parts of Bolton, Byland, Kirkham, Easby and St. Mary's Abbeys, Yorkshire, Drawn and Etched by George Cuitt.
Six Etchings of Select Parts of Bolton, Byland, Kirkham, Easby and St. Mary's Abbeys, Yorkshire, Drawn and Etched by George Cuitt. Prince One Pound Five Shillings.
London: Published by Colnaghi & Co. Pall Mall East, For George Cuitt, and sold by them. 1834. Printed by M. Bell, Finkle Street, Richmond.
6 etchings, printed on chine collé, in wrappers. 550 x 380mm (21¾ x 15''), with large margins. Tears in wrappers and foxing, some chine collé loose.
A series of six etchings. Titles: 'Easby Abbey near Richmond, Yorks, 1834'; 'Kirkham Priory Gateway 1833'; 'St. Mary's York'; 'Bolton Abbey West End'; 'Byland'; 'Bolton Abbey East End'.
[Ref: 51019]   £280.00   view all images for this item
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Zealous Advocates for a Re-Form.
Zealous Advocates for a Re-Form.
H.H.R.
Publihsed by W.H. Issacs, Charles Street, Soho Square, May 11.th 1831. Printed by C. Ingrey, 310, Strand.
Hand-coloured etching. Sheet: 255 x 395mm (10 x 15½''). Trimmed to printed border, foxing.
A satirical print showing five deformed and handicapped men calling for reform of the political system in light of the proposed Reform Bill.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 50819]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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