'PETERBOROUGH.' by W. Turner / J. Walker c.1796

'PETERBOROUGH.' by W. Turner / J. Walker c.1796
SKU: nort/pete/walk/002

An attractive and finely executed late 18th century view of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (formerly Northamptonshire) which was drawn and engraved by W. Turner* and J. Walker, respectively, and published in [J. Walker's] Copperplate Magazine or Itinerant (London 1792-1803). The original page of text is included with the purchase.

*The artist of this engraving, 'W. Turner', is in fact the renowned J. M. W. Turner (1775 - 1851) who started his career as a draughtsman of architectural views and topographical scenes. He would later become one of the greatest British artists of the 19th century.

  • This is an original copperplate engraving with later hand colour.
  • Printed area is approximately 16.8cms by 12.5cms.
  • 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.