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The Royall Hospitall at Chelsey
The Royall Hospitall at Chelsey To the Right Hon.ble S.r Stephen Fox Kn.t Soley Employ'd by King Charles the Second to take care and build the Royal Hospital at Chelsea for y.e Superanuated. and Indigent Officers & Soldiers towards which, he gave the Ground and a third part of his Office of paymaster to the Army which [h]e then Enjoyed and Carryed on the Work with Constant Payments.
Printed for & Sold by J. Smith in Exeter Change in the Strand.
London, [n.d. 1708].
Engraving with etching on two sheets conjoined, 18th century watermark. Total platemark 560 x 895mm (22 x 35¼"). Centre fold. Faint crease lines where the print has been folded. Repaired tears. Small margins, some made up.
A bird's eye view of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea, with the river in the foreground and the formal gardens between the river and the hospital. The hospital was founded by King Charles II in 1682, however Sir Stephen Fox (1627-1716), to whom this print is dedicated, was the inspiration for its foundation. Fox was a royal administrator and courtier to Charles II and a politician who rose from humble origins, so much so that he became known as 'the richest commoner in the three kingdoms'.
[Ref: 55137]   £670.00  
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Hammersmith Lower Mall.
Hammersmith Lower Mall.
Sydney R. Jones.
12.9.51.
Pencil sketch. Framed, visible area 190 x 190mm (8 x 8"). Some paper toning. Unexamined out of frame.
The Lower Mall, looking west away from Hammersmith Bridge, showing the pontoon. Sydney Robert Fleming Jones (1881-1961) was a notable watercolourist and etcher, particularly of architectural views; he also wrote several books on the English countryside and provided illustrations for several publications including The Times, Illustrated London News and The Studio.
[Ref: 54640]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Hammersmith. ''Doves''.
Hammersmith. ''Doves''.
Sydney R. Jones.
12.9.51.
Pencil sketch. Framed, visible area 190 x 190mm (8 x 8"). Some paper toning. Unexamined out of frame.
A view of the buildings at the end of the Upper Mall Hammersmith, including the 17th century pub 'The Dove', from across the Thames. Sydney Robert Fleming Jones (1881-1961) was a notable watercolourist and etcher, particularly of architectural views; he also wrote several books on the English countryside and provided illustrations for several publications including The Times, Illustrated London News and The Studio.
[Ref: 54641]   £220.00   (£264.00 incl.VAT)
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Her Majesties Royal Palace at Kensington.
Her Majesties Royal Palace at Kensington. To Her most Serene and most Sacred Majesty Anne by ye Grace of God Queen of Great Britain, France & Ireland &c.
[n.d., c.1713-1724.]
Etching on two sheets conjoined, total platemark 560 x 895mm (22 x 35¼"). Original binding folds, some surface soiling.
A large and impressive view of Kensington Palace, probably engraved by Jan Kip and first published in David Mortier's monumental 'Nouveau Theatre de la Grande Bretagne' (1708-13), republished by John Smith in 1724.
Adams 22.41.
[Ref: 54772]   £1,250.00  
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[The Gatehouse, Lincolns Inn.]
[The Gatehouse, Lincolns Inn.]
Sydney R. Jones.
[n.d., c.1926.]
Rare drypoint etching signed by the artist in pencil. 290 x 210mm (11½ x 8¼"), with large margins.
The Gatehouse, the entrance to Lincoln's Inn from Chancery Lane is the oldest existing part of the Inn, built between 1518 and 1521. The arms above the arch are those of Sir Thomas Lovell (the Treasurer at the time of construction), the Earl of Lincoln and Henry VIII. Sydney Robert Fleming Jones (1881-1961) was a notable watercolourist and etcher, particularly of architectural views; he also wrote several books on the English countryside and provided illustrations for several publications including The Times, Illustrated London News and The Studio.
[Ref: 54639]   £290.00   (£348.00 incl.VAT)
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View of London from Greenwich Park.
View of London from Greenwich Park.
J. Farington R.A. del. J.C. Stadler sculp.
Pub. Jine 1, 1796, by J. & J. Boydell, Shakespeare Gallery, Pall Mall, and N,, 90, Cheapside.
Etching with aquatint sheet 460 x 585mm (16½ x 23"). Hinged into mount. Vertical folds as normal. Faint mount burn from a previous mount.
Panoramic view of London from the park, looking towards St Paul's with the river Thames and shipping to the right.
[Ref: 55032]   £360.00  
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A Perspective View of Vaux Hall Garden.
A Perspective View of Vaux Hall Garden.
J. Maurer delin et Sculp.
London Publish'd according to act of Parliament 1744. Printed for John Bowles, at the Black Horse in Cornhill.
Etching and engraving 280 x 425mm (11 x 16¾"). Trimmed to plate and folded, one half glued to a backing sheet.
A busy scene in the pleasure garden, Vauxhall Gardens. Many people socialise amongst the trees and pavillions; some sit at tables eating and dining. One pavillion holds an orchestra providing musical entertainment to the visitors.
[Ref: 55021]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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