Auction 119, Lot 473

"[Lot of 6 - Architectural Views]", Cole, Benjamin

Subject: London, Architectural

Period: 1756 (published)

Publication: History and Survey of London

Color: Black & White

See Description

A group of lovely, decorative copper engravings from Maitland's History and Survey of London. 1) A Perspective View of the Bank of England, showing the whole building as from above. (8.5 x 13.2")
2) The Custom House, with many ships docked out in front. (12.8 x 8")
3) The Royal Exchange, a perspective view seen from above to show the whole building. (11.3 x 8.8") 4) The Treasury in St. James Park / The Admiralty near White Hall. Two architectural views on one sheet by B. Cole. (9.3 x 13.7")
5) The Royal Banqueting House at White Hall. / The Navy Office in Broad Street. Two architectural views on one sheet engraved by B. Cole. (9 x 13.6")
6) The East Front of the Horse and Foot Guards at Whitehall. An architectural view engraved by B. Cole. ( 12.6 x 7.4")


Condition: B

Good with some slight offsetting and a few spots of foxing.

Estimate: $100 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 5/9/2007