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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF GREAT TOWER STREET

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ANTIQUE PRINT: GREAT TOWER STREET.

LUKER, William, 1862-1934 : GREAT TOWER STREET.

[London : Leadenhall Press, 1891]. A pleasant view of late Victorian Great Tower Street. Engraved in Paris by Ch. Guillaume & Cie. from an original design by the painter and illustrator William Luker for the Leadenhall Press publication “London City” (1891).
Hand touched and finished half-tone process block. Later hand colour. Image area 151 x 108mm (approx. 6” x 4-1/4”). Text on verso, but in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£20

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS – BARKING, S. W. VIEW.

BILLINGS, Robert William, 1815-1874 : ALLHALLOWS – BARKING, S. W. VIEW.

London : C. Tilt, 1837. An attractive antique print – the exterior of All Hallows Barking near the Tower of London – a view from the churchyard. The tomb of Sarah Drinkald, who died aged sixty-four on the 25th August 1812, is given some prominence in the foreground. Engraved by John le Keux (1783-1846) from an original study by the painter and architect Robert William Billings. Originally produced for George Godwin’s serially published “The Churches of London” (London : 1837-1839).
Steel line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 110 x 150mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 5-7/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 189/025.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE CHURCH OF ALLHALLOWS, BARKING, IN 1750.

PRIOR, William Henry, 1812-1882 : THE CHURCH OF ALLHALLOWS, BARKING, IN 1750.

[London : 1878 (or later)]. A pleasant antique print of the exterior of the church between Byward Street and Great Tower Street as it looked in the eighteenth century. It was from the tower of All Hallows that Pepys surveyed the ruins of London after the Great Fire – “the saddest sight of desolation”. John Quincy Adams was married there in 1797. Engraved from an original sketch 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 105 x 141mm (approx. 4-1/8” x 5-1/2”). Text on verso. In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print.

£25

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ANTIQUE PRINT: THE TOWER SUBWAY.

WATKINS, Frank, 1834-1897 : THE TOWER SUBWAY.

[London : Cassell & Co., 1878 (or later)]. An antique print – the first London "tube" in that it was the world’s first underground transport system built in a tube rather than a brick-built tunnel. Running from Tower Hill to Tooley Street, the underground carriages ran for only three months in 1870 before the tunnel was converted for pedestrian use. Engraved by Benjamin Fleming (fl.1874-1878) from an original sketch by the London artist Frank Watkins. Originally produced for the part-work “Old and New London” (London : 1873-1878).
Wood engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 144 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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