Auction 149, Lot 432

"A General View of London, the Capital of England - Taken from an Eminence Near Islington", Hogg, Alexander

Subject: London, England

Period: 1784 (circa)

Publication: The New British Traveller...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 7.3 inches
27.9 x 18.5 cm

This stunning view of London features the unmistakable St. Paul's Cathedral near its center. A horse-drawn carriage appears in the foreground, which is dominated by enclosed fields with relatively few buildings in sight. The view's center is dense with buildings, and the Thames and rolling hills are visible in the background. Engraved by Page.

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Condition: A

There is faint foxing along the sheet's bottom edge.

Estimate: $170 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/21/2014

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