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A View of London from Wandsworth [Hill in the County of Surry].
A View of London from Wandsworth [Hill in the County of Surry].
Drawn by Cha.s Tomkins. Etch'd by Eliz. & engrav'd by W. Ellis.
London: Published as the Act directs, 22.d May, 1786 by J. Harris, No. 3, Sweetings Alley, Cornhill, and W. Ellis, No 9, Gwynne's Buildings, Islington.
Etching with engraving, scarce proof with abbreviated scratched-letter title. 450 x 520mm (17¾ x 20½". Framed. Laid on board.
A view of London from fields, with cows, a windmill and a harvest scene. Published as a pair with 'London from Flamsteed Hill, Greenwich Park' after Thomas Hearne.
[Ref: 58210]   £750.00  
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Mansion House, Cheapside &c. [in image.]
Mansion House, Cheapside &c. [in image.]
T. Shotter Boys Del Et Lith.
[n.d., c1842]
Tinted lithograph with colour added by hand. Image 315 x 430mm, (12½ x 17"). A few small tears in margins. Slight mount stain.
View of Mansion House and Cheapside looking towards St Mary-le-Bow and St Mildred, Poultry; figures and coaches loaded with passengers to foreground, along with a dustman and wooden-legged crossing sweeper. From 'Original Views of London As It Is' (26 plates) by Thomas Shotter Boys (1803 - 1874).
Abbey Scenery 239, 2 "A book of considerable importance"; Adams 196.2
[Ref: 58166]   £380.00  
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[His Majesty's Theatre] Opera House.
[His Majesty's Theatre] Opera House.
Rowlandson & Pugin del.t et sculp.t. J. Bluck, aquat.
London Pub. 1st. March 1809, at R. Ackermannís Repository of Arts 101 Strand.
Hand-coloured aquatint. 235 x 266mm (9¼ x 10½") very large margins.
His (or Her) Majesty's Theatre, Haymarket, established by architect and playwright John Vanbrugh in 1705 as the Queen's Theatre, but by 1709 had become an opera house. This is the interior of the second theatre, designed by Michael Novosielski after the first succumbed to arson in 1789, opened in 1791 and operating until 1867. A plate from Ackermann's 'Microcosm of London', one of the key visual sources for London in the late Georgian period.
Abbey, Scenery: 212.
[Ref: 58200]   £280.00   (£336.00 incl.VAT)
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Regent Street Looking Towards the Duke of York's Column.
Regent Street Looking Towards the Duke of York's Column.
T.S. Boys Del et Lithog. [Printed by Charles Hullmandel.]
[London, T.S. Boys, 1842.]
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Printed area: 420 x 320mm (16½ x 12½").
A view looking south from Regent Street, across Piccadilly Circus to the Duke of York's Column. Published in Thomas Shotter Boys's 'Original Views of London As It Is' .
Abbey 240.
[Ref: 58237]   £380.00  
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[Tower Bridge, London.]
[Tower Bridge, London.]
P.RARE [etched in image]. Percy Robertson [signed in pencil].
[n.d., c.1920].
Etching, frame 365 x 440mm (14 x 17¼"). Unexamined out of frame.
A view from the Thames of Tower Bridge. Percy Robertson (1869-1934) was the son of the watercolourist Charles Robertson, RWS (1844-1891). He was born in Bellagio, Italy and studied at Charterhouse school in Surrey. He left Charterhouse in 1885 and achieved early success as an artist being elected at the age of nineteen an Associate Member of Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers and a Fellow in 1908. He was also a member and exhibitor at the Norfolk & Norwich Art Circle and at the Ipswich Art Club, 1895-1905. He exhibited widely including 33 works at the Royal Academy and 166 at the Royal Society of Etchers.
[Ref: 58160]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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