Lot 417 of 517:
bird's-eye of London execution, 1746  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
A true Representation of TOWER-HILL, as it Appear'd from a rais'd point of View on the North side, Augt. ye 18th 1746, when the Earl of Kilmarnock and the Lord Balmerino were Beheaded

Author:
Budd, George

Place:
London

Publisher:

Date:
1747

Description:

Copper engraving. Engraved by P.C. Canot. 38x59 cm (15x23¼") including engraved title & key beneath image; trimmed to or just over neat lines, mounted on old paper backing.

Bird's-eye view of the massive crowd viewing the execution. Scaffold and approach lined by foot- and horse-guard, holding back throng of spectators; viewing platforms and adjacent buildings also packed with spectators. 


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Condition:
Some foxing mostly at left, minor soiling; very good.

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Item number:
295476a
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