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ANTIQUE PRINTS OF WATLING STREET

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ALLHALLOWS BREAD STREET. UNITED WITH ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST.

CONEY, John, 1786-1833 : ALLHALLOWS BREAD STREET. UNITED WITH ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST.

London : J. Booth, 1814. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the Wren church of Allhallows Bread Street, demolished in 1876. It once stood at the south-east corner of Bread Street and Watling Street. Engraved by Joseph Skelton (1783-1871) from an original study (now in the British Museum) by John Coney. 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.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 275 x 166mm (approx. 10-3/4” x 6-1/2”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/006.

£75

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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. ANTHOLINS WATLING ST.

PEARSON, William : ST. ANTHOLINS WATLING ST.

London : H. Setchel & Son, 1810. A handsome antique print – the exterior of the old Wren church in the heart of the City – pulled down in 1875. 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. Anthony of Vienna, etc.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 280 x 161mm (approx. 11” x 6-3/8”). A couple of tiny marks, but overall in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/018.

£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. 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. MARY ALDERMARY. UNITED WITH ST. THOMAS APOSTLE.

SHEPHERD, George Sidney, 1784-1862 : ST. MARY ALDERMARY. UNITED WITH ST. THOMAS APOSTLE.

London : J. Booth, 1812. A handsome antique print – a view of the Wren church situated between Queen Victoria Street, Watling Street and Bow Lane. Engraved by William Wise (fl.1790-1818) from an original drawing by George Sidney Shepherd. 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.
Copper line engraving on paper. Engraved surface 283 x 155mm (approx. 11-1/8” x 6-1/8”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 129/075.

£75

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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: ST. ANTHOLIN, FROM WATLING STREET.

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

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. A charming antique print – a lively street scene looking eastwards along Watling Street towards the old Wren church and Budge Row, with a heavily laden wagon, pedestrians, etc. The church was pulled down in 1875, although part of the spire survives in the garden of Forest Hill Social Club. Engraved by Archelaus Cruse (1806-1861) from an original sketch (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 111 x 68mm (approx. 4-3/8” x 2-3/4”). In very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/079.

£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. 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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ANTIQUE PRINT: ST. MARY, ALDERMARY.

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

[London : Jones & Co., 1830]. An antique print – an attractive view of the Wren church situated between Queen Victoria Street, Watling Street and Bow Lane. Engraved by William Watkins (fl.1828-1848) from a pencil and sepia sketch (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 68mm (approx. 4-1/4” x 2-3/4”). A few very faint marks to outer blank margins, but otherwise in very good and clean state. A guaranteed genuine antique print. Adams 161/062.

£25

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