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

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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

Budd, George





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

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