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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF KILDARE

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SALMON LEAP AT LEIXLIP.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : SALMON LEAP AT LEIXLIP.

[London : George Virtue, 1840]. A handsome antique print of County Kildare – water tumbles over the rocks – trees hem the river – a man crouches in the bushes. Engraved by George K. Richardson (fl.1833-1846) from an original study by the much-admired William Henry Bartlett. Originally produced for the Bartlett part-work “The Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland” (London : 1840-1842).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 145 x 180mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 7-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BISHOPS COURT.

[LYDON, Frank (Alexander Francis), 1836-1917] : BISHOPS COURT.

[London : 1880]. A handsome antique print – the great house at Naas designed by Sir Richard Morrison – a view from the lawns. A technically highly accomplished production, colour printed in eight or more overlays from separate wooden blocks by Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) from original draughts (drawn on the wood) by Frank Lydon. Originally produced for the Francis Orpen Morris part-work “County Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland” (1864-1880).
Multiple wood block engraving in colours (chromoxylograph). Engraved surface 131 x 186mm (approx. 5-1/4” x 7-3/8”). A few very faint marks to outer margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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