London General Interests
For sales etc…
The Greenwich Pensioner
Description: The Greenwich Pensioner ‘Old Salts’ steel engraving dating from around 1840. Engraved by T Holles after F.M.Ward, a charming image of an old sailor with a wooden leg showing pictures of his past exploits.
Age: Circa 1840 Size of image (mm): 255 x 200
Condition: The image, which has later hand colouring, is laid on card and in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing
Ref: 4099 Price: £25.00
The Greenwich Pensioner 1813
Description: Early lithograph, plate 12, Greenwich Pensioner. The picture was published by J Murray in Albermarle Street London in 1813. Pensioners were housed at the Royal Hospital in Greenwich founded by King William and Queen Mary.
Age: 1813 Size of image (mm): 130 x 120
Condition: The picture, which has original hand colouring, has a light crease down the right hand side. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing
Ref: 4111 Price: £18.00
The Great Exhibition, Crystal Palace
Description: Superb steel engraving of ‘ The Great Exhibition of the Industry of all Nations, opened by Her Majesty Queen Victoria May 1st 1851’. Fine view of the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London.
Age: Circa 1855 Size of image (mm): 250 x 100 excluding titles.
Condition: The picture, which is hand coloured, has a mark below ornate scroll bottom right but otherwise is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.
Ref: 4117 Price: £25.00