Financial, Trades and Legal Institutions

Financial, Trade and Legal Institutions

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Excise Office, Broad Street c1810

Description: A fine original aquatint of the Excise Office, Broad Street, London. Published for R Ackermanns ‘Microcosm of London, designed and etched by Thomas Rowlandson and Auguste Charles Pugin. The picture was aquatinted by Thomas Sutherland. 

Age: Circa 1810  Size of image (mm): 265 x 200

Condition: The picture, which has original hand colouring, is close trimmed but with sufficient borders for a mount. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4036  Price: £55.00

 

Bank of England & Newgate Prison

Description: Early copper plate engraving showing the Bank of England and Newgate. The view of Newgate Prison is of the Inner Court. Published according to Act of Parliament August 1st 1771. No engraver shown.

Age: 1771  Size of image (mm): 390 x 200

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little discoloured and has a small stain in the centre. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4079  Price: £30.00

 

Lamplighter 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. The image is of a lamplighter and his assistant, a common sight on London streets in the 19th century.

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4184  Price: £75.00

 

Bill Sticker 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. This image is of a bill sticker. Advances in printing techniques made advertising posters etc a popular medium for getting messages across to local residents quickly and as such bill stickers were a common sight in London.

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4185  Price: £65.00

 

Coal Heavers 1805

Description: Superb original hand coloured aquatint of Coal Heavers by William Henry Pyne from his renowned work ‘The Costume of Great Britain’. Published by William Miller in 1805 the picture was drawn and engraved by Pyne. 

Fine image reflecting the hard graft of the heavers who were a common site around Wapping East London in the mid to late 18th century.  

Age: 1805  Size of image (mm): 300 x 200

Condition: The picture, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4176  Price: £45.00

 

The Royal Exchange, London

Description: Early copper plate engraving ‘An Elevation, Plan and History of the Royal Exchange of London’. Interesting picture engraved by Anthony Walker and published around 1760.

Age: 1761  Size of image (mm): 320 x 230

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, has some discolouring but generally in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4101  Price: £25.00

 

The Royal Exchange, London

Description: Early original copper plate engraving ‘La Bourse de Londres’. The Royal Exchange, London by Pieter van de Aa. The engraving comes from James Beverell’s ‘Les Delices de la Grand Brettagne’ published in 1707. 

Age: 1707  Size of image (mm): 160 x 130

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.       

Ref: 4154  Price: £35.00

 

Mercers Chappel 1707

Description: Early original copper plate engraving of the Mercers Chappel by Pieter van de Aa. The engraving comes from James Beverell’s ‘Les Delices de la Grand Brettagne’ published in 1707. 

Age: 1707   Size of image (mm): 155 x 120

Condition: The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Central fold as issued. The picture is sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4024  Price: £28.00

 

Fishmongers Hall 1829

Description: Super image of the Fishmongers Hall with the construction of London Bridge in the foreground. Engraved by Bob Roberts after W H Bartlett. The picture comes from Britton’s ‘Picturesque Antiquities of English Cities’.

Age: 1829   Size of image (mm): 200 x 150

Condition: The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4008  Price: £35.00

 

South Sea House

Description: Copper plate engraving ‘View of the South Sea House’. The building which was on the corner of Threadneedle Street and Bishopsgate Street was the headquarters of the South Sea Company. The building burnt down in 1826. Engraved for Chamberlain’s History of London.

Age: Circa 1780   Size of image (mm): 170 x 110

Condition: The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4037  Price: £20.00

 

The Butcher by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph ‘The Butcher’ from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. 

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4187  Price: £55.00

 

The Baker by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph ‘The Baker’ from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. 

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4186  Price: £55.00

 

The Halfpenny Showman by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph ‘The Halfpenny Showman’ from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. 

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4188  Price: £55.00

 

The Dustman by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph ‘The Dustman’ from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. 

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Close trimmed at the top. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4189  Price: £55.00

 

The Royal Mail by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph ‘The Royal Mail’ from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. 

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4190  Price: £55.00

 

Hay barges by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph of barges loading hay from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. A frequent sight on the River Thames where their flat bottom made them ideal to navigate into the shallowest of  water.

William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. 

William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4194  Price: £65.00

 

Working Hay Boats on the River Thames

Description: Very interesting etching of Hay Boats by Edward William Cooke from his renowned ‘Shipping and Craft’. I believe the location is Waterloo with the Shot Tower in the background. Super image. Age: 1829  Size of image (mm): 170 x 120 Condition: The picture is in good condition. Sold complete with an ivory mount ready for framing. Ref: 4200  Price: £25.00

Fishermen by William Henry Pyne 1805

Description: Superb original lithograph of ‘Fishermen’ possibly the Thames Estuary from William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804. . 

William Henry Pyne’s renowned work the ‘The Costume of Great Britain’ first published in 1804.  William Henry Pyne was one of the first engravers to use lithographic printing, drawing on stone. This image published by William Miller in 1805.  

Age: 1805   Size of sheet (mm): 350 x 250

Condition: The lithograph, which has original hand colouring, is in very good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4195  Price: £55.00

 

East India House

Description: Copper plate engraving ‘View of the East India House’, the  headquarters of the East India Company. The building which was on Leadenhall Street was demolished in 1861. The Lloyds Building was built on the site. Engraved for Chamberlain’s History of London.

Age: Circa 1780   Size of image (mm): 170 x 110

Condition: The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4038  Price: £20.00

 

Crosby Halll, Bishopsgate Street

Description: Steel engraving of Crosby Hall, Bishopsgate Street, London. Engraved by J Tingle after an original drawing by Thomas Shepherd. It looks like a hay cart in the foreground.

Age: Circa 1830   Size of image (mm): 140 x 100

Condition: The engraving, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4131  Price: £18.00