This auction is for :- A 1845 finely detailed print from steel engraving, from a series of prints in 'Gallery of Engravings
East Front of Eaton Hall Cheshire
Beautifully engraved by F. J. Havell from the work by Thomas Allom
A view of the hall, garden and terraces with a group of fashionable victorian ladies and gents. Balustrades and urns, ornate staircase leading from the house to the terraces and gardens. The country seat of the Duke of Westminster, (the Grosvenor family). SleekburnC.
Provenance: Gallery of Engravings by the Reverend G. N. Wright MA; Published: London & Paris by Fisher, Son and Co. 1845
Steel engraving was a technique for printing illustrations developed during the 1800's. The steel engraving process allowed for much finer detail in the finished print.
It is printed on very good quality paper which is blank on the reverse.
The overall print including titled borders measures 270 x 205 mm (10.5 x 8 inches) approximately. The engraved area measures 155 x 96mm (6x3.75inches).
There is a some age yellowing which is a feature of items of great age. time - please check the larger picture for condition, anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope.
Info. The term "an original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcuts etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time
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