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ANTIQUE PRINTS ENGRAVED BY ROBERT ACON (1792-1880)

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE SOURCE OF THE ARVEIRON, VALLEY OF CHAMOUNI.

BARTLETT, William Henry, 1809-1854 : THE SOURCE OF THE ARVEIRON, VALLEY OF CHAMOUNI.

[London : George Virtue, 1834]. A striking antique print – the source of the Aveyron in the Mer de Glace above Chamonix. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by the celebrated William Henry Bartlett. Originally produced for the part-work series “Switzerland Illustrated” (London : 1834-1836).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 131 x 182mm (approx. 5-1/8” x 7-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: WEST WINDOW OF TINTERN ABBEY. FROM THE NORTH TRANSEPT.

GASTINEAU, Henry, 1791-1876 : WEST WINDOW OF TINTERN ABBEY. FROM THE NORTH TRANSEPT.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. An elegant antique print of the ruined abbey, engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by the landscape and topographical painter Henry Gastineau. Originally produced for the part-work series “Wales Illustrated” (London : 1830-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 159 x 88mm (approx. 6-1/4” x 3-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHARLECOTE HOUSE, WARWICKSHIRE.

NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847 : CHARLECOTE HOUSE, WARWICKSHIRE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A pleasant antique print – the exterior of Charlecote Park, the Tudor house near Stratford, ancestral home of the Lucy family. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the part-work “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 100 x 125mm (approx. 4” x 5”). A few faint marks and surface creases to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THURSO CASTLE. CAITHNESS.

[NEALE, John Preston, 1780-1847] : THURSO CASTLE. CAITHNESS.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A pleasant antique print – Thurso Castle – a view from the landward. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by John Preston Neale. Originally produced for the partwork series “Views of the Seats, Mansions, Castles, etc. of Noblemen and Gentlemen” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 96 x 125mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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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: ALLHALLOWS, BREAD STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ALLHALLOWS, BREAD STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming antique print of the Wren church that once stood at the south-east corner of Bread Street and Watling Street (the site of Watling House). Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from a pencil drawing (now in the GLC collection) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 67mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/084.

£20

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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: ASYLUM FOR THE INDIGENT BLIND, WESTMINSTER ROAD.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ASYLUM FOR THE INDIGENT BLIND, WESTMINSTER ROAD.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. An attractive antique print – the philanthropic school (now the Royal School for the Blind or SeeAbility) founded in 1799 to educate and train blind people to a trade. Next to the school, here shown shown on its Westminster Bridge Road site (where Lambeth North Station now stands), is a shop for the sale of hearth-rugs and other articles manufactured by the blind. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 102 x 149mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/137.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: BUILDINGS ON THE EAST SIDE OF REGENT STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : BUILDINGS ON THE EAST SIDE OF REGENT STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. An attractive antique print – the stretch of Regent Street between Tenison Court and Beak Street – the premises of Robert Burton, wax and tallow chandler at no. 172 visible on the corner of the Court. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) 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. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 94 x 151mm (approx. 3-3/4” x 5-7/8”). In very good state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/048.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: CHRIST CHURCH, BLACKFRIARS.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : CHRIST CHURCH, BLACKFRIARS.

London : Jones & Co., [1832]. A pleasant antique print of the eighteenth-century church on Blackfriars Road. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) 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 112 x 150mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/184.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: COAL EXCHANGE, THAMES STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : COAL EXCHANGE, THAMES STREET.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A handsome antique print of the old Coal Exchange that used to stand opposite Billingsgate Market on the corner of Lower Thames Street and St. Mary at Hill. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 114 x 147mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/061.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: EXCISE OFFICE, DRUMMOND PLACE, EDINBURGH.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : EXCISE OFFICE, DRUMMOND PLACE, EDINBURGH.

London : Jones & Co., 1829. A charming antique print – Drummond Place, with a fashionable carriage in the foreground. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 109 x 153mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE GUILD-HALL. TO THE LORD MAYOR, ALDERMAN AND LIVERY OF LONDON, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE GUILD-HALL. TO THE LORD MAYOR, ALDERMAN AND LIVERY OF LONDON, THIS PLATE IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED.

London : Jones & Co., 1828. A charming antique print – the renewed front of the Guildhall, with a mayoral carriage, etc., in the courtyard. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from a pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall 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 111 x 150mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). A few tiny marks to outer blank margins, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/085.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: MACCLESFIELD BRIDGE, REGENT’S PARK.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : MACCLESFIELD BRIDGE, REGENT’S PARK.

London : Jones & Co., 1827. A very attractive antique print – a Pickford’s barge on the Grand Union Canal approaches the bridge (near the North Gate of the Park). Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) 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. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 102 x 149mm (approx. 4” x 5-7/8”). Faint mark to lower margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/012.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: [MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL] LONDON OPHTHALMIC INFIRMARY, &C. FINSBURY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : [MOORFIELDS EYE HOSPITAL] LONDON OPHTHALMIC INFIRMARY, &C. FINSBURY.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. A handsome antique print of the nineteenth-century Moorfields Eye Hospital – then under its earlier name and at the corner of Blomfield Street and Eldon Street. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. 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 100 x 146mm (approx. 4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 154/136.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEW LONDON BRIDGE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : NEW LONDON BRIDGE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. A pleasant antique print – the newly completed bridge from the west, looking towards the Tower, the river busy with water traffic. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original drawing 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 105 x 165mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/2”). Small mark in upper margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/173.

£50

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEW LONDON BRIDGE.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : NEW LONDON BRIDGE.

[London : Jones & Co., 1832]. A pleasant antique print – the newly completed bridge from the west, looking towards the Tower, the river busy with water traffic. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original drawing 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 105 x 165mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 6-1/2”). Small mark in lower margin, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/173.

£40

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEW POST OFFICE, WATERLOO PLACE, EDINBURGH.

[SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864] : NEW POST OFFICE, WATERLOO PLACE, EDINBURGH.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. A charming antique print – Waterloo Place and the imposing Post Office. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original wash drawing (now in the British Museum) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. Originally produced for the part-work “Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1831).
Steel line engraving on india paper. Engraved surface 106 x 155mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: NEWGATE, OLD BAILEY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : NEWGATE, OLD BAILEY.

London : Jones & Co., 1831. A antique print of the forbidding exterior of the old prison, finally demolished in 1902 to make way for the Central Criminal Court (the Old Bailey). Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original drawing by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd. From Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 106 x 149mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/127.

£30

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. JAMES’S, GARLICK HILL.

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

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive antique print – a view down Garlick Hill towards the Wren church of St. James Garlickhythe. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (London : 1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 111 x 68mm (approx. 4-1/2” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/085.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY, ALDERMANBURY.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARY, ALDERMANBURY.

London : Jones & Co., 1830. A pleasant antique print – an exterior view of the Wren church of St. Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury – now removed to the campus of Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, as a memorial to Sir Winston Churchill. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) 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 124 x 147mm (approx. 4-7/8” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/086.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY WOOLNOTH, LOMBARD ST.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. MARY WOOLNOTH, LOMBARD ST.

[London : Jones & Co., 1829]. An attractive antique print – a pleasant view of the Hawksmoor church at the apex of Lombard Street and King William Street (above Bank underground station). Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original drawing (now in the Museum of London) 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 107 x 66mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/026.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. STEPHEN WALBROOK.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. STEPHEN WALBROOK.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A most attractive antique print – a charming view of the Wren church tucked behind the Mansion House, Walbrook busy with passers-by. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original drawing 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 109 x 67mm (approx 4-1/4” x 2-5/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/025.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE KING’S WEIGH HOUSE, LITTLE EAST CHEAP.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : THE KING’S WEIGH HOUSE, LITTLE EAST CHEAP.

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An attractive antique print of the elegant arcaded weigh-house that used to stand on the south side of Eastcheap – between Botolph Lane and Lovat Lane. 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 paper. Engraved surface 107 x 148mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/060.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: VINTNER’S HALL, UPPER THAMES STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : VINTNER’S HALL, UPPER THAMES STREET.

London : Jones & Co., [1832]. A pleasant antique print of the exterior of Vintners’ Hall on Upper Thames Street – two men trundle a hand-cart past the wrought-iron gates. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study (now in the Museum of London) by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd, the master recorder of nineteenth-century London. From Shepherd’s part-work series “London and its Environs in the Nineteenth Century” (1829-1832).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 106 x 148mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/174.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ERITH, KENT.

TOMBLESON, William : ERITH, KENT.

London : Tombleson & Co., [1834]. A pleasing antique print showing the church and the hill from the Thames, with sailing craft on the river. An ornate engraved border features dolphins, a river god, etc. Engraved by Robert Acon (1792-1880) from an original study by William Tombleson (fl.1824-1841) and originally published with the part-work series “Tombleson’s Views of the Thames and Medway” (London : 1833-1834).
Steel line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 166 x 195mm (approx. 6-1/2” x 7-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 178/066.

£40

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