'BIRMINGHAM' by W. Turner / Storer c.1795

'BIRMINGHAM' by W. Turner / Storer c.1795
SKU: wark/birm/tust/001

An attractive late 18th century view of Birmingham which was drawn by W. Turner*, engraved by J. Storer and published in J. Walker's Copperplate Magazine or Itinerant (London 1792-1803). An original page of text is included with the purchase.

The 'W. Turner' who drew this view is in fact J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851) who would later to become known as one of Britain's greatest artists. He began his career as an artist / draughtsman for topograpahical works including J. Walker's 'The Itinerant' or 'Copperplate Magazine'.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 16.7cms by 12.1cms.
  • The engraving is in very good condition with decent margins. Click on image for a better view.
  • The item comes displayed in a ready to frame acid free mount.
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  • Guaranteed to be over 200 years old.