|Published||Pubd. Novr. 24, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53 Fleet Street, London|
|Dimensions||Each image 96 x 69 mm, Each sheet 198 x 160 mm|
A set of four soft-ground etchings, each with a number in the plate 1 to 4 and with B Green f. Sept. 9, 1780 inscribed in the plate on the first plate. The set comprises of:
Plate 1: Three men, two seated and one standing on a rock, a man walking in the background and another figure on horseback in the background, all before a rural scene with an old viaduct in the background.
Plate 2: At Abingdon. Two men and a dog stand before an old building with a ladder propped against it.
Plate 3: At Islington A view of Queen Elizabeth Gate Islington with a man and a dog in the foreground and church steeple in the background left.
Plate 4. Two men on dock in front of an old building a boat is moored and figure in the background.
Benjamin Green (1739-1798) British printmaker, engraver and publisher. He was the Drawing Master at Christ's Colleg from 1762 and is thought to have made the first soft-ground etching in 1771.
Condition: Binding holes in margins as issued. Paper watermarked Curteis & Son 1806.