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No. 1. A distant Front View of the Palace in Kensington Gardens.  [&] No.2. A Side View of the Palace in Kensington Gardens.
No. 1. A distant Front View of the Palace in Kensington Gardens. [&] No.2. A Side View of the Palace in Kensington Gardens.
F I Mannskirsch Delin. H Schutz Sculp.
London Publish'd Jan. 1st. 1798, at Ackermann's Gallery No.96 Strand.
Pair of rare coloured aquatints. Each 360 x 440mm (14¼ x 17¼"). With small margins. Short tear repaired in plate 1.
The first two plates from a folio of London views by the German landscape painter and etcher Franz Joseph Manskirsch (1768-1830). The series was reissued in 1813. Manskirsch spent most of his career in London before moving to Danzig to teach by 1822.
[Ref: 52187]   £690.00  
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Regent's (or London) Canal, The City Basin.
Regent's (or London) Canal, The City Basin. [&] Regent's (or London) Canal, The East Entrance to the Islington Tunnel, &c.
Tho. H. Shepherd del. J. Cleghorn sculp.
[n.d., c.1823]
Scarce & fine pair aquatints with hand-colour. Sheets c. 305 x 405mm (12 x 16"). Trimmed to plate.
Two fine views of James Morgan's Regent's Canal soon after it opened in 1820, after drawings by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1793-1864). The first shows the City Road Basin, with barges from Manchester and the Regent's Canal Company's warehouses. The second shows an operating lock at the Islington Tunnel.
[Ref: 52606]   £790.00  
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