TITLE/CAPTION/BRIEF DETAILS: 1829 LADY YESTER'S CHURCH
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DATE PRINTED: 1829
IMAGE SIZE: APPROXIMATELY OVERALL 8.x5 inches IMAGE 6x4 inches. 15x10 cms.
TYPE: Antique print
CONDITION: Good Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.
VERSO: There is no text on the back, which is plain
SCARCITY RATING: 5 = FAIRLY SCARCE
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: DRAWINGS BY MR. THOS. H. SHEPHERD
PROVENANCE: MODERN ATHENS DISPLAYED IN A SERIES OF VIEWS OR EDINBURGH IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY EXHIBITING THE WHOLE OF THE NEW BUILDINGS, MODERN IMPROVEMENTS, ANTIQUITIES & PICTURESQUE SCENERY OF THE SCOTTISH METROPOLIS & ITS ENVIRONS FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY MR. THOS. H. SHEPHERD, WITH HISTORICAL TOPOGRAPHICAL & CRITICAL ILLUSTRATIONS. Published in London by Jones & Co. Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square. Jan. 1st 1829. ARTIST THOMAS HOSMER SHEPHERD c.1817-c.1842 was a topographical illustrator who was extremely talented and was able to produce works of outstanding beauty and skill. Frederick Crace employed him to illustrate views of London in c.1829. He also draughted views of Edinburgh, Bath and Bristol which were published in the mid-nineteenth century. Shepherd's work can be found in the following Excursions in the County of Kent - 1822; Metropolitan Improvements - 1827; London and it's Environs in the Nineteenth Century - 1829; Modern Athens Displayed or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century - 1829; Bath and Bristol - 1829-30 and London Interiors - 1841. A fine series of views of the Capital of Scotland, with many excellent, busy street scenes and markets, principal landmarks and public buildings, The Castle, Leith, showing both commercial and residential architecture Many are enhanced by the inclusion of interesting figures & children dressed the fashions of the era, horses, carriages, coaches & carts.