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ANTIQUE PRINT: [PICCADILLY] BURLINGTON HOUSE IN PICKADILLY.

AA, Pieter van der : [PICCADILLY] BURLINGTON HOUSE IN PICKADILLY.

[Leiden : 1727]. An early and unusual antique print – a charming bird’s-eye view of Burlington House as it looked in the early eighteenth century. Originally produced for Pieter van der Aa’s publication “Les Délices de la Grand’Bretagne” (Leiden 1727).
Etching and line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 126 x 157mm (approx. 5” x 6-1/8”). Faint old folds, one tiny spot, but a fine and sharp impression in very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 20/039.

£60

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ANTIQUE PRINT: AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY.

[London : 1884]. An uncommon antique print of the Victorian interior of the Royal Academy – crowds throng a popular show – bewhiskered gentlemen consult their catalogues – another uses his binoculars to examine some of the pictures. Originally produced for Clara L. Matéaux’s "Rambles Round London Town" (London : 1884).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 117 x 154mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 6-1/8”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CLARGES HOUSE, PICCADILLY. (FROM MR. CRACE’S COLLECTION.)

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : CLARGES HOUSE, PICCADILLY. (FROM MR. CRACE’S COLLECTION.)

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A pleasant antique print – the handsome seventeenth-century house on Piccadilly that gave its name to Clarges Street. Engraved from an earlier source and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 105 x 144mm (approx. 4-1/8” 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: THE LONDON UNIVERSITY, BURLINGTON GARDENS.

[ENGLISH SCHOOL] : THE LONDON UNIVERSITY, BURLINGTON GARDENS.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An interesting antique print – the building at 6 Burlington Gardens designed by Sir James Pennethorne between 1867 and 1870 – here shown in its original manifestation as the central administrative building of London University, but later better known as the Museum of Mankind. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 74 x 154mm (approx. 2-7/8” x 6”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEW BURLINGTON HOUSE.

GREATBACH, George, 1819-1884 : NEW BURLINGTON HOUSE.

[London : 1878]. A handsome antique print – Burlington House with the new Italianate Piccadilly frontage built in 1868-1873. Engraved by George Greatbach and originally produced as a supplementary presentation plate for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 144mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: APSLEY HOUSE.

HARWOOD, John & Frederick – publishers : APSLEY HOUSE.

London : J. & F. Harwood, 1842. An unusual antique print – an oval vignette view of Apsley House decorating a sheet of notepaper. Dated 1842 in the plate and published by J. &. F. Harwood of Fenchurch Street.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 142mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 5-3/4”). A few faint marks, slight crease not affecting image, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: HYDE PARK CORNER – PICCADILLY.

NELSON & SONS, Thomas – publishers : HYDE PARK CORNER – PICCADILLY.

[London] : T. Nelson & Sons, [1892]. An attractive antique print – Hyde Park Corner, looking towards Piccadilly. Originally produced for the Nelson “English Scenery” series of views and view-books.
Chromolithograph on paper. Printed surface 84 x 122mm (approx. 3-1/4” x 5”). A couple of tiny marks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BURLINGTON ARCADE.

[PAYNE, Albert Henry, 1812-1902] : BURLINGTON ARCADE.

[London : E. T. Brain & Co., 1847]. An attractive small antique print – Burlington Arcade and fashionable shopping the mid nineteenth century. 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” (1846-1847).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 70 x 89mm (approx. 2-3/4” x 3-1/2”). A few tiny specks, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 207/025A.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BURLINGTON HOUSE, ABOUT 1700.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : BURLINGTON HOUSE, ABOUT 1700.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – a bird’s-eye view of Burlington House with its courtyard and gardens as it stood in the early eighteenth century. 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 144 x 209mm (approx. 5-3/4” x 8-1/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: DEVONSHIRE HOUSE, ABOUT 1800.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : DEVONSHIRE HOUSE, ABOUT 1800.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive antique print – the Palladian facade of old Devonshire House on Piccadilly, built by William Kent in the 1730s. Engraved from a study (based on an earlier source) by William Henry Prior and originally produced for the partwork “Old and New London” (1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 107 x 146mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY. – PRIVATE VIEW.

SARGENT, George Frederick, 1811-1864 : EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY. – PRIVATE VIEW.

London : J. Mead, [1844]. A highly attractive antique print showing an interior view of the Royal Academy, the oldest society in England devoted solely to the fine arts and at that time sharing premises with the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. An animated group of well-dressed patrons admire the paintings in the annual exhibition. Engraved by one of the Radclyffe family (both Edward and William worked on this series) from an original study by the painter-illustrator George Frederick Sargent. Originally produced for the part-work “London Interiors : A Grand National Exhibition” (London : 1841-1844).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 148 x 180mm (approx. 5-7/8” x 7-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 195/072.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE ALBANY, PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE ALBANY, PICCADILLY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An antique print of the celebrated chambers on Piccadilly – home at various times to both Lord Byron and Graham Greene, as well as Gladstone, Palmerston and a host of other famous names. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on india paper. Engraved surface 106 x 144mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/115.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: APSLEY HOUSE & ENTRANCE TO HYDE PARK. PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : APSLEY HOUSE & ENTRANCE TO HYDE PARK. PICCADILLY.

London : Read & Co., [1851]. A handsome antique print – the triple arches of the Hyde Park Screen designed by Decimus Burton, Apsley House (now the Wellington Museum), fashionably dressed pedestrians, carriages, etc. Engraved by John Wrightson (fl.1836-1865) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of 19th century London. Originally produced for the scarce 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 176 x 225mm (approx. 7” x 8-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 213/009.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: APSLEY HOUSE, HYDE PARK CORNER. THE RESIDENCE OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO WHOM THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : APSLEY HOUSE, HYDE PARK CORNER. THE RESIDENCE OF HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON TO WHOM THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print of Apsley House (now the Wellington Museum) – built 1771-1778 by Robert Adam for Henry Bathurst and here with the stone facing and corinthian portico added for the Duke in 1828 by Benjamin and Philip Wyatt. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1846) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1793-1864), the master recorder of nineteenth century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 116 x 148mm (approx. 4-5/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/153.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: APSLEY HOUSE : THE TOWN RESIDENCE OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : APSLEY HOUSE : THE TOWN RESIDENCE OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON.

[London : 1860]. An antique print – Apsley House – now the Wellington Museum. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Thomas Dugdale’s part-work survey published as “The Curiosities of Great Britain” or “England Delineated” in various formats between 1838 and 1860.
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 96 x 122mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 4-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 186/081.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BURLINGTON ARCADE, PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : BURLINGTON ARCADE, PICCADILLY.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A most attractive antique print – the busy entrance to the fashionable shopping arcade built to the designs of Samuel Ware in 1816-1818. Engraved by William Tombleson (fl.1824-1841) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 102 x 152mm (approx. 4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/111.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BURLINGTON HOUSE, PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : BURLINGTON HOUSE, PICCADILLY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An attractive antique print – the inner courtyard of Burlington House (later to become the home of the Royal Academy and the six learned societies) before the building was heightened in the later nineteenth century. Engraved by John Cleghorn (1784-1873) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 99 x 156mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/167.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BURLINGTON HOUSE, PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : BURLINGTON HOUSE, PICCADILLY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An attractive antique print – the inner courtyard of Burlington House (later to become the home of the Royal Academy and the six learned societies) before the building was heightened in the later nineteenth century. Engraved by John Cleghorn (1784-1873) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 99 x 156mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/167.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: EGYPTIAN HALL, PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : EGYPTIAN HALL, PICCADILLY.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A handsome antique print of the old exhibition hall – built in an Egyptian design by Peter Frederick Robinson in 1811-1812 to house the showman William Bullock’s collection of "upwards of fifteen thousand natural and foreign curiosities, antiques, and productions of the fine arts". Here were shown, inter alia, Napoleon’s bullet-proof carriage, and Barnum’s American dwarf, "General Tom Thumb". The hall – on the site of the present 170-173 Piccadilly – was demolished in 1905. To the right of the hall the bookshop of James Ridgway at 169 Piccadilly can be made out. Engraved by Alexander McClatchie (fl.1828-1861) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 103 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/081.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: REGENT’S QUADRANT.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : REGENT’S QUADRANT.

London : Jones & Co., 1827. A charming antique print – a view of the Piccadilly Circus end of Regent Street, with fashionable carriages and the imposing premises of the Provident Life Office, with its arcaded frontage, to the right. Engraved by Thomas Dale (fl.1818-1828) 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” (1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 94 x 149mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5-7/8”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: REGENT’S QUADRANT.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : REGENT’S QUADRANT.

London : Jones & Co., 1827. A charming antique print – a view of the Piccadilly Circus end of Regent Street, with fashionable carriages and the imposing premises of the Provident Life Office, with its arcaded frontage, to the right. Engraved by Thomas Dale (fl.1818-1828) 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” (1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 94 x 149mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5-7/8”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [PICCADILLY CIRCUS] THE QUADRANT, REGENT’S STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : [PICCADILLY CIRCUS] THE QUADRANT, REGENT’S STREET.

London : Read & Co., [1851]. A splendid, scarce and sought-after antique print – Piccadilly Circus under its original name and the lower end of Regent Street, with the original premises of Swan & Edgar clearly shown to the left and the imposing premises of the Provident Life Office, with its arcaded frontage, to the right. Engraved by Edward Chavanne (1812-1881) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of 19th century London. Originally produced for 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 167 x 224mm (approx. 6-5/8” x 8-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 213/015.

£125

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PICCADILLY, FROM COVENTRY STREET.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : PICCADILLY, FROM COVENTRY STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive antique print – a London street scene of elegant carriages and fashionable shoppers – a view from the junction of Coventry Street and Tichborne Street looking towards Piccadilly Circus, with the premises of Joseph Egg, the gunmaker, at No.1 Piccadilly, given some prominence, as are those of John and Charles Hawley, the watchmakers, to the right of the image. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1846) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/065.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PICCADILLY, FROM COVENTRY STREET.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : PICCADILLY, FROM COVENTRY STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive antique print – a London street scene of elegant carriages and fashionable shoppers – a view from the junction of Coventry Street and Tichborne Street looking towards Piccadilly Circus, with the premises of Joseph Egg, the gunmaker, at No.1 Piccadilly, given some prominence, as are those of John and Charles Hawley, the watchmakers, to the right of the image. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1846) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 151mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/065.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: REGENT STREET FROM THE CIRCUS PICCADILLY. PREVIOUS TO TAKING DOWN CARLTON PALACE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : REGENT STREET FROM THE CIRCUS PICCADILLY. PREVIOUS TO TAKING DOWN CARLTON PALACE.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A pleasant antique print – a view from Piccadilly Circus down Lower Regent Street to Pall Mall. Engraved by Robert Wallis (1794-1878) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s partwork series “Metropolitan Improvements; or London in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1827-1830).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 100 x 151mm (approx. 3-7/8” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/053.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES’S PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. JAMES’S PICCADILLY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming small antique print of the Wren church of St. James Piccadilly. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1846) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 108 x 68mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/090.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES’S PICCADILLY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. JAMES’S PICCADILLY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming small antique print of the Wren church of St. James Piccadilly. Engraved by Thomas Barber (fl.1818-1846) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. Originally produced for Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 108 x 68mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/090.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE TURKISH BATH, JERMYN STREET.

SWAIN, Joseph, 1820-1909 : THE TURKISH BATH, JERMYN STREET.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An attractive and unusual antique print of the domed interior of the old Turkish Baths (at 76 Jermyn Street until their destruction in the Blitz in 1941) – Victorian gentlemen in towels. Engraved by Joseph Swain and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Engraved surface 142 x 145mm (approx. 5-5/8” x 5-3/4”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: PICCADILLY CIRCUS, FROM COVENTRY STREET.

WHITEHEAD, Walter : PICCADILLY CIRCUS, FROM COVENTRY STREET.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. An antique print – Piccadilly Circus as seen from the junction of Coventry Street and Tichborne Street – the premises of Swan and Edgar bathed in sunlight and those of Joseph Egg, the gunmaker, at No.1 Piccadilly in the foreground. Engraved by Walter Whitehead of "Whitehead, Morris & Lowe" of Fenchurch Street and originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 107 x 152mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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