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MORRIS, Richard. [A section of Morris's spectacular panorama of Regent's Park]
Cumberland Villas - Chester Terrace - Cambridge Terrace. London: R. Ackermann, 1831. Aquatint with original colour, on two sheets conjoined, total 105 x 830mm. Lateral printed borders made up with manuscript.
A section of Morris's thirteen-sheet 'route panorama' (i.e. a continuous view taken from multiple viewpoints) recording the perimeter of Regent's Park before the general public were allowed admittance. It shows the opulent residences designed by John Nash and Decimus Burton and built 1825-6. Little is known about Richard Morris other than his professions of plantsman and surveyor. He published: 'The Botanist's Manual', 1824; 'Essays in Landscape Gardening', 1825; and 'Flora Conspicua' in 1826. ABBEY: Life 524.
[Ref: 18381]    £1,600.00 ($2,042 • €1,792 rates)


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