London General Interests
For sales etc…
Fair on the River Thames
Description: Early engraving of a fair on the frozen River Thames. Engraved by George Cooke after Luke Clennell, the picture comes from ‘Cooke’s Thames Scenery’ published in 1822. Super view with shipbuilding in the background.
Age: 1822 Size of image (mm): 190 x 100
Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.
Ref: 4261 Price: £28.00
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