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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF KING’S CROSS

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ANTIQUE PRINT: KING’S CROSS UNDERGROUND STATION IN 1868.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : KING’S CROSS UNDERGROUND STATION IN 1868.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive and interesting antique print – a busy platform on the original cut-and-cover London Underground line (the Metropolitan from Paddington to Farringdon), the tunnel, a steam train, etc. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 145mm (approx 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BATTLE BRIDGE IN 1810.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : BATTLE BRIDGE IN 1810.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An antique print – the Fleet River at Battle Bridge, near the site of the present King’s Cross. Engraved from a study (based on an earlier source) by William Henry Prior. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 143mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-5/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NORTH WEST VIEW OF THE LONDON HORSE & CARRIAGE REPOSITORY, GRAY’S INN ROAD.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : NORTH WEST VIEW OF THE LONDON HORSE & CARRIAGE REPOSITORY, GRAY’S INN ROAD.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. An attractive antique print – the interior of the old London Horse and Carriage Repository – "a noble structure of a quadrangular form ... affording accommodation for about two hundred horses, and galleries for more than double that number of carriages" – which used to stand near the top of Gray’s Inn Road (opposite Britannia Street). Engraved by William Deeble (1791-1861) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 151mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/106.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: SOUTH EAST VIEW OF THE LONDON HORSE & CARRIAGE REPOSITORY, GRAY’S INN ROAD.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : SOUTH EAST VIEW OF THE LONDON HORSE & CARRIAGE REPOSITORY, GRAY’S INN ROAD.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. An attractive antique print – the interior of the old London Horse and Carriage Repository – "a noble structure of a quadrangular form ... affording accommodation for about two hundred horses, and galleries for more than double that number of carriages" – which used to stand near the top of Gray’s Inn Road (opposite Britannia Street). Engraved by William Deeble (1791-1861) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 110 x 149mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/107.

£20

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