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ANTIQUE PRINTS ENGRAVED BY JOHN THOMAS SMITH (1766-1833)

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BARBER SURGEON’S-HALL, MONKWELL STREET. SEE PENNANT’S.

[SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833] : BARBER SURGEON’S-HALL, MONKWELL STREET. SEE PENNANT’S.

London : John Manson, 1800. An unusual antique print of Barber Surgeons’ Hall – engraved by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith, draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum. Published as part of his “Antiquities of London and Environs” series (1791-1800).
Etching and engraving on paper. Engraved surface 194 x 139mm (approx. 7-5/8” x 5-1/2”). Trimmed tight to neatlines, tiny corner crease, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 70/054.

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHINGFORD, ESSEX. TO JAMES LANDON, JUNR. ESQR. THIS PLATE IS HUMBLY DEDICATED BY HIS OBLIGED SERVANT JOHN THOMAS SMITH.

SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833 : CHINGFORD, ESSEX. TO JAMES LANDON, JUNR. ESQR. THIS PLATE IS HUMBLY DEDICATED BY HIS OBLIGED SERVANT JOHN THOMAS SMITH.

[London : Nathaniel Smith, 1793]. A fine and scarce antique print of the old parish church and churchyard by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith, draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum.
Etching and stipple on paper. Engraved surface 155 x 199mm (approx. 6-1/8” x 8-7/8”). One or two faint marks, the faintest of creasing, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

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ANTIQUE PRINT: A CURIOUS GATE AT STEPNEY. THIS HOUSE BY TRADITION IS CALL’D KING JOHNS GATE ...

[SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833] : A CURIOUS GATE AT STEPNEY. THIS HOUSE BY TRADITION IS CALL’D KING JOHNS GATE ...

London : N. Smith, 1791. An unusual antique print of the old brick edifice – “reputed to be the oldest house in Stepney” – an engraved caption below the image gives a historical note. Engraved by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith (1766-1833), draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, and published by his father, Nathaniel Smith the “antient printseller”, as part of their “Antiquities of London and Environs” series (1791-1800).
Etching and engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 155 x 188mm (approx. 6-1/8” x 7-3/8”). A few faint spots and specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 70/070.

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PART OF LONDON WALL. IN THE CHURCH YARD OF ST. GILES, CRIPPLEGATE.

[SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833] : PART OF LONDON WALL. IN THE CHURCH YARD OF ST. GILES, CRIPPLEGATE.

London : N. Smith, 1792. An unusual antique print of the best-preserved part of London Wall as it stood in the late eighteenth century. Below the print are several lines of explanatory text. Engraved by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith, draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, and published by his father, Nathaniel Smith the “antient printseller”, as part of their “Antiquities of London and Environs” series (1791-1800).
Etching and engraving on paper. Engraved surface 218 x 172mm (approx. 8-5/8” x 6-3/4”). Some marks and scratches to plate; very faint crease to lower corner, but overall in good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 70/003.

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ANTIQUE PRINT: RECTORIAL HOUSE, NEWINGTON BUTTS; (FROM THE SOUTH EAST.)

[SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833] : RECTORIAL HOUSE, NEWINGTON BUTTS; (FROM THE SOUTH EAST.)

London : N. Smith, 1795. An unusual antique print of the old moated parsonage (demolished in 1872) – home at various times of bishops Edward Stillingfleet and Samuel Horsley. Below the image are several lines of engraved explanatory text. Engraved by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith, draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, and published by his father, Nathaniel Smith the “antient printseller”, as part of their “Antiquities of London and Environs” series (1791-1800).
Etching and engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 219 x 169mm (approx. 8-5/8” x 6-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 70/095.

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE SOUTH GATES, BEING NOW THE PRINCIPAL REMAINS, OF DUKES PLACE,  MAGNIFICENT HOUSE NEAR ALDGATE, BUILT BY SIR THOMAS AUDLEY KNIGHT, LORD CHANCELLOR, ON THE SITE OF THE ANCIENT PRIORY OF THE HOLY TRINITY ...

[SMITH, John Thomas, 1766-1833] : THE SOUTH GATES, BEING NOW THE PRINCIPAL REMAINS, OF DUKES PLACE, MAGNIFICENT HOUSE NEAR ALDGATE, BUILT BY SIR THOMAS AUDLEY KNIGHT, LORD CHANCELLOR, ON THE SITE OF THE ANCIENT PRIORY OF THE HOLY TRINITY ...

London : N. Smith, 1793. An unusual antique print of the sixteenth-century mansion – engraved by John Thomas “Antiquity” Smith, draughtsman, etcher, author, scholar and later Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, and published by his father, Nathaniel Smith the “antient printseller”, as part of their “Antiquities of London and Environs” series (1791-1800).
Etching and engraving on paper. Engraved surface 211 x 147mm (approx. 8-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 70/062 – second state.

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