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This large finely engraved beautifully hand coloured original antique print of Somerset House - and the Thames as far as Westminster - as it was before the alterations by Indigo Jones was published by Robert Wilkinson 11th of October 1809, the date is engraved at the foot of the print.
Text below the title goes into some detail of the view quote ..."Buildings in the distance are Whitehall and Westminster Abbey opposite to which are Lambeth Church and Palace". (Ref: M&B; Tooley)
Condition Description: Paper thickness and quality: - Heavy & stable Paper color: - White Age of map color: - Original Colors used: - Blue, green, brown, yellow General color appearance: - Authentic Paper size: - 18in x 12 1/2in (460mm x 320mm) Plate size: - 17in x 12in (435mm x 305mm) Margins: - Min 1/2in (12mm)
Imperfections: Margins: - Plate-mark re-enforced with archival tape left margin Plate area: - None Verso: - None