A Perspective View of Scarborough. Original Copper Plate Engraving. 1756.


Title: A Perspective View of Scarborough.

Artist: Unknown.
Engraver: Unknown.
Publisher: D. Henry and R. Cave at St. John’s Gate. London.
Source: The Gentleman’s Magazine.
Date: [July, 1756].
Size: Approx. 12 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches.

Description: Original panoramic view of Scarborough, Yorkshire, UK. The view shows bathers on the beach arriving by horse drawn carriage then having their carriage towed into the sea. There are various sailing ships in the harbor and the castle and church are shown on the headland.

Condition: Good –
Some page browning/foxing. Two folds as issued. Some extra creasing and several archival repairs to both main creases. Several very small closed tears to the margins. London is written on the reverse in a 18th century hand.

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