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Chelsea.
Chelsea.
Amelia Long.
[n.d., c.1820.]
Rare & scarce etching. 90 x 150mm (3½ x 6"). Mounted on album paper at corners.
A walled garden with water gate and a pair of cedar trees, shown from the Thames, maybe Chelsea Physic Gardens. Amelia Long (née Hume), Lady Farnborough (1772-1837). In 1793 she married Charles Long, created Baron Farnborough in 1826. An amateur etcher and a vigorous patron of the arts, he assisted the watercolourist Thomas Girtin (1775-1802) to make his one visit to Paris in 1801. Lady Farnborough was Girtin's favourite pupil, and her work was widely admired by professional artists and drawing masters.
Not in Longford.
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A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engravings Connected with Greenwich and its Vicinity. Collected by Henry S. Richardson.
A Descriptive Catalogue of the Engravings Connected with Greenwich and its Vicinity. Collected by Henry S. Richardson.
Greenwich. MDCCCXXXVI [1836].
Tall quarto notebook, 390 x 250mm (15¼ x 9¾"), paper-wrapped boards; lithographic titlepage with ink author's signature; pp. 65, all ink mss. with three ink sketch plans in text. With loose mss. inserts, most in the same hand. Stitching loose, wear to edges.
The author's draft of a list of his collection of prints of Greenwich, which was probably published for private circulation. The three plans are a floorplan of Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich Hospital School and the Royal Observatory. The inserted papers also relate to Greenwich. In 1834 Richardson published ''Greenwich: Its History, Antiquities, Improvements, and Public Buildings''.
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