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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOUSE OF LORDS.

BOYD & CANNAVAN : HOUSE OF LORDS.

[London : Thomas Holmes, 1851]. A pleasant antique print – the Houses of Parliament from the river. Engraved by the otherwise unrecorded Boyd & Cannavan, and originally produced for “Holmes’s Great Metropolis : or Views and History of London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1851).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 112 x 152mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 6”). Some very minor marking to outer blank margins, but otherwise very good. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 211/049.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOUSE OF LORDS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : HOUSE OF LORDS.

[London] : Cassell & Co., 1878]. A handsome antique print of the interior of the Victorian House of Lords. Originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate plate for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 189 x 141mm (approx. 7-1/2” x 5-1/2”). A few faint marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT FROM LAMBETH BRIDGE.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT FROM LAMBETH BRIDGE.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1893]. An attractive late nineteenth-century print – the Houses of Parliament from the riverside. Engraved in Paris by Ch. Guillaume & Cie. from an original design by the painter and illustrator William Luker. Originally produced for the Leadenhall Press publication “London City Suburbs” (1893).
Hand touched and finished half-tone process block. Later hand colour. Image area 222 x 160mm (approx. 8-3/4” x 6-1/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

[London : John Tallis & Co., 1852]. An attractive antique print – the House of Lords in what was then its new home – the richly decorated interior of Sir Charles Barry’s Palace of Westminster – the House of Lords portion completed in 1847. An engraving from the workshop of A. H. Payne, originally produced for Payne’s “Illustrated London, or a Series of Views in the British Metropolis and its Vicinity” (London : 1846-1847), and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 145 x 87mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 3-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/112.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE NEW PALACE OF WESTMINSTER.

PRIOR, Thomas Abiel, 1809-1866 : THE NEW PALACE OF WESTMINSTER.

[London : William S. Orr & Co., 1856]. A handsome antique print – a view of the freshly-built Houses of Parliament from the Thames. Engraved by the highly skilled Thomas Abiel Prior from his own original study. Originally produced in 1850 for the part-work publication “The Land We Live In” (London : 1847-1851) – and here in a slightly later impression.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 148 x 199mm (approx. 5-7/8” x 7-7/8”). A few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

PUGH, Edward, 1763-1813 : THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

London : Richard Phillips, 1804. A interesting and well-worked antique print – the House of Commons in session – a member of the government addresses the House from the Treasury Bench – the opposition express their boredom. Engraved by James Fittler (1758-1835) from an original study by Edward Pugh, and originally produced for Phillips’ part-work “Modern London : Being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis” (1804).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 137 x 183mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 7-1/4”). A few slight specks to blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 89/012.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, WITH THE ROYAL PROCESSION.

PUGH, Edward, 1763-1813 : THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, WITH THE ROYAL PROCESSION.

London : Richard Phillips, 1804. An attractive and uncommon antique print – the King arrives at the portico of the House of Lords – the state carriage drawn by eight cream-coloured horses, the coachman and footmen in scarlet trimmed with blue, the Horse Guards patrolling and clearing the route. Spectators look on from the balcony of Waghorn’s Coffee House and the roof of the Ship Tavern. To the left are Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Hall and the Ordnance Office – and to the extreme right the Star & Garter Tavern. Engraved by Thompson from an original study by Edward Pugh, and originally produced for Phillips’ part-work “Modern London : Being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis” (London : 1804).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 136 x 185mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 7-1/4”). A few small marks to blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 89/010.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE KING ON HIS THRONE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

PUGH, Edward, 1763-1813 : THE KING ON HIS THRONE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

London : Richard Phillips, 1804. A neatly-worked antique print – the King enthroned in his coronation robes, with the Prince of Wales and the six younger sons; the officers of state, holding variously the cap of maintenance, the white staff of of the Lord Chamberlain, and the sword of state; bishops to the left; judges with their black wig patches at the centre; dukes, marquises, earls and viscounts in ermine in order of precedence to the right. In the foreground, below the bar, are the Commons, the Speaker flanked by Black Rod. Engraved by James Fittler (1758-1835) from an original study by Edward Pugh, and originally produced for Phillips’ part-work “Modern London : Being the History and Present State of the British Metropolis” (London : 1804).
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 137 x 185mm (approx. 5-3/8” x 7-1/4”). A few slight marks to blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 89/011.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HER MAJESTY PROROGUEING PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF LORDS.

READ, Samuel, 1815-1883 : HER MAJESTY PROROGUEING PARLIAMENT. HOUSE OF LORDS.

London : Read & Co., [1855]. A delightful antique print of the panelled interior of the packed House of Lords, with Queen Victoria enthroned and in state at the far end of the hall. Engraved by John Woods (fl.1835-1855) from an original study by Samuel Read R.W.S., draughtsman, illustrator and painter. From the part-work series generally known as “The World’s Metropolis, or Mighty London, Illustrated by a Series of Views Beautifully Engraved on Steel” (London : 1851-1855).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 214 x 148mm (approx. 8-1/2” x 5-7/8”). Faint vertical mark in lower margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 213/070.

£100

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE GUILDHALL, WESTMINSTER.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE GUILDHALL, WESTMINSTER.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A pleasant antique print – the nineteenth-century Middlesex Guildhall in Broad Sanctuary. Engraved by Major Samuel Barenger (1776-1837) from an original study (now in Westminster Public Library) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 96 x 150mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/096.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOUSE OF COMMONS. THE SPEAKER REPREMANDING [sic] A PERSON AT THE BAR.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : HOUSE OF COMMONS. THE SPEAKER REPREMANDING [sic] A PERSON AT THE BAR.

[London : J. Mead, 1842]. An attractive and interesting antique print – the Speaker of the House of Commons publicly reprimands someone guilty of disrespect to the House – perhaps some electoral fraud or "wilful falsehood or concealment of the truth". Engraved by Henry Melville (1792-1870) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “London Interiors : A Grand National Exhibition” (London : 1841-1844).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 152 x 179mm (approx. 6” x 7”). A couple of tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 195/027.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HOUSE OF LORDS. HER MAJESTY OPENING THE SESSION OF PARLIAMENT.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : HOUSE OF LORDS. HER MAJESTY OPENING THE SESSION OF PARLIAMENT.

[London : George Virtue, 1842]. A highly attractive antique print – the young Queen Victoria, lords and ladies in their robes. Engraved by Henry Melville (1792-1870) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd and originally produced for the part-work “London Interiors : A Grand National Exhibition” (London : 1841-1844).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 153 x 185mm (approx. 6” x 7-1/4”). A few tiny marks to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 195/008.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE KING’S ENTRANCE TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS. FROM POETS CORNER.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE KING’S ENTRANCE TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS. FROM POETS CORNER.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print – a view of the old House of Lords as it stood before being destroyed by fire in 1834 – a coach and pair waits, horses trot by. 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. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 105 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/133.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE KING’S ENTRANCE TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS. FROM POETS CORNER.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE KING’S ENTRANCE TO THE HOUSE OF LORDS. FROM POETS CORNER.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print – a view of the old House of Lords as it stood before being destroyed by fire in 1834 – a coach and pair waits, horses trot by. 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 105 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/133.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE, FROM OLD PALACE YARD, WESTMINSTER.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE PARLIAMENT HOUSE, FROM OLD PALACE YARD, WESTMINSTER.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. An attractive antique print – a view of the old Palace of Westminster (the Houses of Parliament) as it stood before being destroyed by fire in 1834. 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 103 x 153mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/132.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: DOCTOR SYNTAX AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

[?WILLIAMS, Charles] : DOCTOR SYNTAX AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

[London : J. Johnston, 1820]. An attractive and unusual antique print, the naive and pedantic fictional character, Doctor Syntax, views a lively debate in the Commons from the public gallery. Attributed to various artists, of whom the most likely is perhaps Charles Williams (fl.1797-1830). Originally produced for the partwork “The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis” (1820).
Aquatint on paper, with original hand colour. Engraved surface 122 x 188mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 7-3/8”). Some very faint discolouration to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£50

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