St. James's Palace, Pall Mall (London)

London – St. James’s Palace, Pall Mall. With one-horse carriage + carriage-and-four + figurines. Steel engraving by Samuel W. Lacey (1786/7 – 1859) after Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (landscapist, architectural draughtsman, and aquarellist, 1793-1864). (1829.) 4⅛ × 5¾ in (10.6 × 14.7 cm). – One tiny foxspot each in sky + white margin. – Also see the performance of Dryden’s “The Indian Emperor. Or the Conquest of Mexico” in St. James’s by John Conduitt’s children theater.

Offer no. 6,993 / EUR  29. (c. US$ 35.) + shipping

“ Many thanks for your message. Thank you very much for sending the (Anthonie) Waterloo … I am grateful to you for the opportunity to buy the etching. It was interesting to learn about its provenance … The Waterloo etching arrived safely today, beautifully wrapped. Thank you very much indeed ”

(Mr. M. L., April 24 and 29 resp. and May 6, 2003)