'CHESTER.' (Cheshire) by W. Turner / J. Walker c.1796
An attractive late 18th century view of Chester, Cheshire which was taken from an original drawing by W. Turner*, engraved by J. Walker and published in The Itinerant ( London: J. Walker, 1796).
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 ever 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 17cms by 12.5cms (including title).
- 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.