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ANTIQUE PRINT: AILSA CRAIG FROM TURNBURY CASTLE.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : AILSA CRAIG FROM TURNBURY CASTLE.

[London : George Virtue, 1837]. A dramatic antique print – waves lap at the ruin of Turnberry Castle – Ailsa Craig in the distance. Engraved by Charles Cousen (1813-1889) from an original study by William Henry Bartlett. Originally produced for the part-work series “Scotland Illustrated” (London : 1835-1838).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 134 x 174mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 6-7/8”). Just a hint of dustiness to outer margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ISLE OF ARRAN FROM GREENAN CASTLE. (AYRSHIRE.)

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : ISLE OF ARRAN FROM GREENAN CASTLE. (AYRSHIRE.)

[London : George Virtue, 1837]. A handsome antique print – a distant view of Arran – snow-capped peaks, ships bending to the wind. Engraved by Henry Adlard (1799-1893) from an original study by the ubiquitous William Henry Bartlett. Originally produced for the part-work series “Scotland Illustrated” (London : 1835-1838).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 136 x 177mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 7”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PLADDA LIGHT HOUSE. FROM THE EAST.

FLEMING, John, 1792-1845 : PLADDA LIGHT HOUSE. FROM THE EAST.

[Glasgow : Joseph Swan, 1830]. A handsome antique print – the double lighthouse on Pladda designed by Robert Stevenson – Ailsa Craig away to the south. Engraved by Joseph Swan (d.1872) from an original study by the Greenock artist John Fleming. Originally produced for Swan’s “Select Views on the River Clyde” series.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 128 x 177mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 7”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ROTHESAY. FROM THE SOUTH EAST.

FLEMING, John, 1792-1845 : ROTHESAY. FROM THE SOUTH EAST.

[Glasgow : Joseph Swan, 1830]. A fine antique print – a view across the harbour – mothers and children stroll by the shore. Engraved by Joseph Swan (d.1872) from an original study by the Greenock artist John Fleming. Originally produced for Swan’s “Select Views on the River Clyde” series.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 134 x 175mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 7”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MOUNT STUART. ISLE OF BUTE.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : MOUNT STUART. ISLE OF BUTE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A very attractive antique print – a view of Mount Stuart from the water – shipping in the foreground. Engraved by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1793-1864) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 97 x 132mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ROTHESAY CASTLE, ISLAND OF BUTE.

STANFIELD, Clarkson, 1793-1867 : ROTHESAY CASTLE, ISLAND OF BUTE.

London : John G. Murdoch, [1854 (but later)]. A most attractive antique print – the ruins of the castle, sheep by the well – from an original drawing by the well-known Clarkson Stanfield R.A. Originally produced for John Parker Lawson’s “Scotland Delineated in a Series of Views” (London : 1847-1854), but here with the later imprint of J. G. Murdoch and produced for his undated publication “Scotland, Picturesque, Historical, Descriptive”.
Tint lithograph on paper. Later hand colour. Printed surface 151 x 189mm (approx. 6” x 7-3/8”). One small water-colour splash in lower margin, but otherwise in fine and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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