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  LONDON 
 London Views 

BREWER, Henry William. [Detailed prospect of the West End of London]
A Bird's-Eye View of the West End of London. London: The Graphic, 1889. Wood engraving. 465 x 1130mm.
An unsual arial view of London, taken from above the Houses of Parliament, but looking away from the City, issued as a supplement to the Graphic newspaper on 21st September 1889. On the right edge is Trafalgar Square with Nelson's Column and the National Gallery; the the right foreground are Westminster Abbey and St Margaret's Church; in the middle distance at the centre is Buckingham Palace, with the Royal Albert Hall and Albert Memorial behind; and on the left is Pimlico, with Vincent Square, Victoria Station and Chelsea Bridge.
[Ref: 17896]    £1,500.00 ($2,010 • €1,709 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Scotland 

BREWER, Henry William. [Detailed prospect of Edinburgh from the west]
Edinburgh in 1886. London: The Graphic, 1886. Wood engraving. Sheet 835 x 1150mm. Binding folds.
A large and detailed view of Edinburgh drawn by Brewer and engraved by T. Griffiths, published as a supplement to the Graphic newspaper. Underneath the image are Robert Burns' poem 'Address to Edinburgh' and an extensive key with an outline image. Leith is on the left, with Calton Hill, Arthur's Seat and Blackwell Hill in the distance. The sheer cliffs of the Castle Rock are clearly shown right centre and, in the foreground, the magnificent Charlotte Square, designed by Robert Adam in 1791, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
[Ref: 16090]    £1,500.00 ($2,010 • €1,709 rates)


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