Antique Print-KINGS PALACE-LONDON-ENGLAND-Shepherd-1827

Price: € 23,50

Subject: Plate: 'Entrance to the Kings Palace. Hyde Park Corner.' (London, England)
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning, light shop soiling and light foxing as visible on the scan. Irregular paper edge from binding in left margin. Paper a bit wrinkled with a few small tears at bottom not effecting image.
Medium: Original steel engraving on Chine Collee (thin China Paper) pasted on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 13 x 21 cm. The image size is ca. 9.5 x 11 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 5.1 x 8.3 inch. The image size is ca. 3.7 x 4.3 inch.
Part Number: 15615
Location: C57-40
Description: This original old antique print / plate / view originates from: 'Metropolitan Improvements or London in the nineteenth century: being a series of views of the new and most interesting objects, in the British Metropolis & its vicinity: from the original drawings by Mr. Thomas H. Shepherd.', published by Jones & Co., London, 1827.

Artists and Engravers: The plates in this work are engraved by James B. Allen, Thomas Barber, J. Carter, Thomas Dale, J.F. Havell, J. Henshall, J. Hinchliff, James Tingle, W. Wallis and W. Watkins after the designs by Thomas H. Shepherd. Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1792 - 1864) was a English watercolor artist well known for his architectural works. Brother of topographical artist George Sidney Shepherd. Thomas was employed to illustrate architecture in London, and later Edinburgh, Bath and Bristol. His paintings were the basis for steel engravings in many books. This plate is engraved by J. Cleghorn.