An attractive early 19th century view of Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire which was drawn and engraved by Thomas Allom and R. Sands, respectively, and published in The Counties of Chester, Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Rutland, & Lincoln Illustrated. (London: Fisher, Son & Co. 1836/37).
The scene depicts the event of 1831 when the Nottingham mob, angered by the Duke of Newcastle’s opposition to the Great Reform Bill, set fire to his property, the Castle. The mob can be seen in the foreground celebrating their actions whilst the Castle burns.
- This is an original steel engraving with later hand colour.
- Printed area is approximately 15.5cms by 10.5cms (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 170 years old.