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A Plan and Elevation of the Royal Fire Works to be Perform'd in St James's Park,
A Plan and Elevation of the Royal Fire Works to be Perform'd in St James's Park, April the 27th. 1749, on Account of the General Peace signed at Aix la Chapelle Oct.r. 7 1748.
G. Vertue Sculp Londini.
Drawn, Engrav'd and Publish'd 5th of April 1749, according to Act of Parliament.
Engraving, very fine impression. 410 x 555mm (16 x 21¾"). A few tiny holes. Thread margins. Slight tear bottom right.
The erections in St James's Park to stage the a display of fireworks to celebrate the second Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) of 1748, which ended the War of the Austrian Succession.
Provenance: Sandys Family, Ormersley Court, Worcestershire.
[Ref: 52271]   £750.00  
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