The Grand Entrance to Hyde Park
- The Grand Entrance to Hyde Park.
- ROSENBERG, R[ichard] and C[harles] after POLLARD, James
- Published by Messrs. Fores at their Sporting and Fine Print Repository and Frame Manufactory, 41 Piccadilly, corner of Sackville Street,
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- Image: 417 by 667mm (16.5 by 26.25 inches). Sheet: 530 by 700mm (20.75 by 27.5 inches).
Engraving with etching and aquatint, original hand colour.
A print of the new entrance to Hyde Park, commissioned by George III and designed by Decimus Burton. This is the second state of the print; the first was published in 1828.
James Pollard (1792-1867) was a sporting painter and engraver. He began his career engraving his father Robert's pictures, and gained a reputation for his own sporting and coaching scenes after receiving a commission from Edward Orme, the royal printseller, for an inn signboard.
BM 1949,0411.5256; Selway 33.