The north prospect of London taken from the bowling green at Islington [graphic] = Vüe de Nord de la ville de Londre / Bowles delin. ; Bowles sculp.

Creator:
Bowles, Thomas, -1767, printmaker.
Published/Created:
[London] :
Printed for Thos. Bowles in St. Paul Church Yard & John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhil [sic],
publish'd according to act of Parliament, 1752 [i.e. not after 1764]
Physical Description:
1 print : etching with engraving, on laid paper ; sheet 289 x 435 mm.
Notes:
Title from caption below image.
Terminal date of publication based on inclusion of "& Son" after John Bowles's name in imprint. See British Museum online catalogue.
Later state, with addition of "& Son" to John Bowles's name in publication line, of a print published in 1752. See British Museum online catalogue.
Description based on imperfect impression; sheet trimmed within plate mark on upper edge.
CtY-LW
The Lewis Walpole Library: From the Topographical Prints collection.
Abstract:
"View looking across the City of London from the New River Head, Islington; St Paul's at mid-distance to the left of centre, the River Thames beyond; fields in foreground with the mill and waterworks in centre"--British Museum online catalogue, description of an earlier state of the same composition.
Variant Titles:
Vüe de Nord de la ville de Londre
Topics:
London (England)--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800.
Topics:
Bowles, Thomas, -1767, artist, publisher.
John Bowles & Son, publisher.
Language:
English
Genre:
Bird's-eye views--England--London.
Cityscapes--England--London.
Etchings--England--London--1764.
Format:
Image
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Call Number:
Topos
L847
no. 46+
Topos L847 no. 46+
Orbis Record:
11115190
Yale Collection:
LEWIS WALPOLE LIBRARY, Prints and Drawings
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr28679
OID:
11001408
PID:
digcoll:551821