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 London Views 

FARINGTON, Joseph. [18th century view of the city from the Thames]
View of Black-Friars Bridge, and St. Paul's Cathedral. London, W.Byrne, 1790. Coloured aquatintwith soft ground etching. 460 x 670mm.
A fine aquatint etched by Joseph Constantine Stadler after Joseph Farington, showing Blackfriars Bridge from water level, with St Paul's Cathedral towering above. The bridge is the one built by Robert Mylne using Portland stone, opened in 1769. Joseph Farington (1747-1821) was a painter who is best remembered for his landscapes for John Boydell's 'History of the River Thames', which regarded as a landmark English colour-plate book. This print is on a far grander scale, allowing much finer detail
[Ref: 13343]    £1,500.00 ($1,920 • €1,647 rates)

MALTON, Thomas. [View of St Paul's from Cheapside]
St Paul's from Cheapside. London, 1797, coloured. 430 x 320mm.
A view of St Paul's Cathedral from Cheapside, with a street scene; including horse-drawn carriages and figures. From 'A Picturesque Tour Through the Cities of London and Westminster'.
[Ref: 13325]    £150.00 ($192 • €165 rates)

ANDERSON, W. [A prospect of the newly-opened Waterloo Bridge designed by John Rennie]
A View of the Waterloo Bridge, from the design of John Rennie Esq. F.R.S. and Engineer to the company. London, 1822.. Aquatint with original colour, margins coloured to mimic the presentation of a watercolour. 435 x 815mm. A long crease near margin on the right side.
A view of the first Waterloo Bridge, designed by John Rennie and completed 1817. It looks east towards the City of London, with a skyline dominated by St Paul's Cathedral. Even today the view of the City from Waterloo Bridge is regarded as the best from ground level.
[Ref: 9966]    £2,500.00 ($3,200 • €2,745 rates)

BANKS, J.H. [A 'balloon view' of Victorian London]
A Panoramic View of London. London, Edward Wallis, c.1850. Coloured. 440 x 1000mm. A few small repairs
A superbly detailed 'balloon-view' of London, taken from a point above Kennington. On the left edge are Vauxhall Bridge, Hyde Park Corner and Regents Park; on the right the Tower and West India Docks; in the foreground Lambeth Palace and the Elephant & Castle; and on the far horizon Highgate Archway. First published in 1843 with the title 'A Cosmogramic View…', this state was retitled with 'Panoramic' as 'Cosmoramic' had dropped from usage.
[Ref: 17856]    £2,600.00 ($3,328 • €2,855 rates)

Illustrated London News. [A panoramic view of Victorian London]
London from the South Side of the Thames. London, 1861. Wood engraving, printed area 520 x 1330mm. Binding folds flattened.
A very detailed 'balloon-view' of London, engraved by Robert Loudan after Thomas Sulman. Taken from a point above Kennington, it shows the Thames from the Houses of Parliament to St Katherine's Dock the year before the passing of the Thames Embankment bill that led to the building of the Victoria & Albert Embankments. On the north side of the Thames landmarks include Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park Corner, the Clock Tower of Big Ben, Trafalgar Square, St Paul's Cathedral, Monument and the Tower of London, with Regent's Park, Hampstead and Highgate in the distance. On the south side of the Thames are Lambeth Palace, Bethlem Royal Hospital (now the Imperial War Museum), Waterloo Station, St George's Circus and Elephant & Castle.
[Ref: 17359]    £1,500.00 ($1,920 • €1,647 rates)

SULMAN, Thomas. [View of London near the end of the Victorian era]
View of London from St. Paul's, Looking Eastward. London, 1892. Wood engraving. Printed area 355 x 480mm.
A view of the eastern part of the City of London, from the north of the two towers of the West Front of the cathedral. The foreground is dominated by the dome, which was the tallest building in London until 1962. Behind can be seen Cheapside leading up to the Bank of England, The Monument, London Bridge, Tower Bridge and Cannon Street Station. It was drawn by Thomas Sulman, an architectural draughtsman who supplied drawings to the Illustrated London News for over thirty years.
[Ref: 15134]    £400.00 ($512 • €439 rates)

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