A South View of Scarborough

Method Aquatint and etching with original hand colouring
Artist J. Hornsey
Published [n.d. c. 1795]
Dimensions Image 425 x 570 mm, Plate 458 x 635 mm, Sheet 502 x 680 mm
Notes A wonderful hand coloured eighteenth century aquatint view of Scarborough. The view depicts a couple and a dog in the foreground, a group of women to their right, ships in the harbour and off into the distance , bathing machines picture on the beach and being drawn by horses into the water, the city in the distance.

J. Hornsey (flourished 1795-1797) was a British topographical print and draughtsman.

Condition: An excellent impression with good fresh colour. Repaired tear lower right into the plate mark but not affecting the image. Stain on verso not affecting the front.
Framing unmounted
Price £350.00
Stock ID 48349