Print (Etching)

  • Title:

    A North West View of the Tower of London

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    John Maurer (Painter)

    Carington Bowles & Robert Sayer (Publisher)

  • Place of Origin:

    London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

  • Date:

    1745-1760

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper

  • Techniques:

    Etched, Hand colored

  • Museum Object Number:

    1969.0893.001


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1969.0893.001

Object Name

Print (Etching)

Title

A North West View of the Tower of London

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

John Maurer (Painter)
J. Maurer was a native of Switzerland who went to London as an engraver, c.1745.

Carington Bowles & Robert Sayer (Publisher)

Place of Origin

London, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Date

1745-1760

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Legend, verso, upper left; J. Maurer Delin.
2. Inscription; Legend, verso, lower center; London Printed for Carrington Bowles in S.\t Pauls Church Yard and Rob.\t Sayer in Fleet Street

Subjects

City view; Building view; Landscape

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper

Techniques

Etched, Hand colored

Dimensions (inches)

10.7 (H) , 17 (W) , 9.1 (Image H) , 15.2 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

27.1 (H) , 43.2 (W) , 9.1 (Image H) , 15.2 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Legend on verso: H: 1.1 in. (2.7 cm). W: 15.2 in. (38.8 cm).

Publisher Summary

Carington Bowles & Robert Sayer

Place of Publication

London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Object Description

Text available soon.