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House Guards

Title
A View of the Parade in St James's Park. Vue de la Parade dans le Parc de St James.
Author
WIRSING, A[dam] L[udwig]
Publisher
A[dam] L[udwig] Wirsing,
Publication place
Nuremberg,
Publication date
[1753-70].
Dimensions
Image: 227 by 407mm (9 by 16 inches). Sheet: 308 by 440mm (12.25 by 17.25 inches).
Price
£450
Reference
12396

Description

Etching and engraving.

Notes

A view of Horse Guards across Horse Guards Parade, with strolling figures watching the foot soldiers on parade. The current Horse Guards building was designed by John Vardy and completed in 1753, assigning an approximate date to the print.

Adam Ludwig Wirsing (1733-97) was a German printmaker.

Bibliography

BM 1876,0708.2773.