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[Brighton] To Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, This Panorama is (by Permission)
[Brighton] To Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, This Panorama is (by Permission) most Gratefully and Humbly Dedicated by W.H. Mason, Repository of Arts, 1, Ship St.t Brighton, and W. Mason, Printseller &c. St Mary's Place, Cambridge.
Drawn by H. Wilds, Architect, Brighton. A. Edington sculp.t, 10 Portland St. London.
Ackermann & Co London. Published as the Act Directs 1833.
Very scarce aquatint on several sheets conjoined, with original hand colour, incomplete. Total size c. 140 x 2800mm (5½ x 110"). All folds reinforced on verso, other signs of wear. Lacking approx 1600mm in the west and between Bedford Square and Preston Street.
A rolling prospect of Brighton's King's Road, illustrating the seafront architecture running from the publisher's premises on the corner of Ship Street, west to Waterloo Street in Hove. Among the existing buildings shown are Brunswick Terrace, The Norfolk Hotel (now the 'Mercure Brighton Seafront') and the west of Bedford Square. and street-life captured at a turning point in the town's history, just before its Victorian boom as a resort, precipitated by the arrival of the railway in 1841. William Henry Goodburn Mason (1810 - 1879) was a publisher and printseller, also carver and gilder, based in Brighton. We can trace no other work by the engraver Edington.
Abbey Life 527; Ford: 22.
[Ref: 54165]   £750.00   view all images for this item
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Datchet Bridge upon the River Thames.
Datchet Bridge upon the River Thames.
W.m Oram delin.
July 25 1745.
Engraving. 235 x 370mm (9¼ x 14½"). Trimmed close to platemark.
A view of the wooden bridge over the Thames, drawn by painter and architect William Oram (d.1777). The plate we re-published in 1801 by Robert Wilkinson (see ref. 26090)
[Ref: 54197]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Falmouth Bay [in pencil].
Falmouth Bay [in pencil].
Claude H. Rowbotham. [signed in pencil.]
[n.d., c.1910.]
Aquatint, printed in colours. 95 x 65mm (3¾ x 2½"), with large margins. Glue damage in margins.
Figures under trees above the bay. Claude Hamilton Rowbotham (1864-1949), a watercolour painter of landscapes and coastal scenes, both in England and on the Continent, known for his use of bright colours.
[Ref: 54239]   £55.00   (£66.00 incl.VAT)
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Helford Creek
Helford Creek
Claude H. Rowbotham. [signed in pencil.]
[n.d., c.1910.]
Aquatint, printed in colours. 70 x 105mm (2¾ x 4¼"), with wide margins. Glue damage in margins.
Cottages and a wooden bridge, Claude Hamilton Rowbotham (1864-1949), a watercolour painter of landscapes and coastal scenes, both in England and on the Continent, known for his use of bright colours.
[Ref: 54238]   £55.00   (£66.00 incl.VAT)
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[Wearmouth Bridge] A South East View of the Cast Iron Bridge over the River Wear at Sunderland in the C.o of Durham.
[Wearmouth Bridge] A South East View of the Cast Iron Bridge over the River Wear at Sunderland in the C.o of Durham. Built by Roland Burdon Esq.r M.P. Span 236 Ft, height 100 Ft, Spring of the Arch 33 Ft, It is supposed to be the Largest Arch in the World - The Foundation Stone was laid 24th Sept, 1793 & the Bridge was opened 9th Aug.t 1796.
R. Johnson Delt. A.Hunter Scult.
[n.d. 1796]
Rare engraving. Sheet 355 x 420mm (14 x 16½"). Trimmed to plate, repaired tears.
A view of the first Wearmouth Bridge, shortly after it opened, showing that masted ships could pass underneath it easily. It was the second major cast-iron bridge in the world, but twice as long as the Severn Iron Bridge, with an unprecedented single span of 236ft. The bridge was designed and built by the engineer Thomas Wilson, sponsored by Rowland Burdon.
[Ref: 54167]   £650.00  
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