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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. AUSTIN (i e AUGUSTIN) WATLING STT.

PEARSON, William : ST. AUSTIN (i e AUGUSTIN) WATLING STT.

London : H. Setchel & Son, 1810. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the old Wren church of St. Austin or St. Augustine in the heart of the City. The reconstructed tower now forms part of the St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir School. Engraved by W. Preston from an original drawing (now in the British Museum) by William Pearson (fl.1798-1813). Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (London : 1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are several lines of explanatory text, relating to the dedication to St. Augustine, etc.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 254 x 160mm (approx. 10” x 6-1/4”). A few tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/019.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. AUSTIN (i e AUGUSTIN) WATLING STT.

PEARSON, William : ST. AUSTIN (i e AUGUSTIN) WATLING STT.

[London : H. Setchel & Son, 1810]. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the old Wren church of St. Austin or St. Augustine in the heart of the City. The reconstructed tower now forms part of the St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir School. Engraved by W. Preston from an original drawing (now in the British Museum) by William Pearson (fl.1798-1813). Originally produced for the part-work series “Architectura Ecclesiastica Londini; being a Series of Views” (London : 1810-1823) – “the first artistically competent and exhaustive illustration of the golden age of London church building” (Adams). Below the image are several lines of explanatory text, relating to the dedication to St. Augustine, etc.
Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 254 x 160mm (approx. 10” x 6-1/4”). A few tiny specks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/019.

£100

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. AUSTIN, WATLING STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. AUSTIN, WATLING STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A delightful antique print – a lively street scene with pedestrians and horse drawn wagons. The view depicts the western end of Watling Street, with the dome of St Paul’s looming behind the church of St. Austin (or St. Augustine). Engraved by Samuel Lacey (1786-1859) from an original pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) 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 108 x 71mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/096.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. AUSTIN, WATLING STREET.

SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer, 1793-1864 : ST. AUSTIN, WATLING STREET.

[London : Jones & Co., 1831]. A delightful antique print – a lively street scene with pedestrians and horse drawn wagons. The view depicts the western end of Watling Street, with the dome of St Paul’s looming behind the church of St. Austin (or St. Augustine). Engraved by Samuel Lacey (1786-1859) from an original pencil drawing (now in the Guildhall Library) 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 108 x 71mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/096.

£20

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