|Published||Printed for Carington Bowles, Map & Printseller at No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London. [c.1765]|
|Dimensions||Image 325 x 250 mm, Plate 350 x 252 mm, Sheet 360 x 260mm|
A print showing two young women in an affectionate conversation watching a pair of doves billing and cooing on top of a cage.
Carington Bowles (1724-1793) was one of the leading print publishers, printers and sellers of the eighteenth century. He apprenticed with his father John Bowles and worked with him as John Bowles & Son from 1753 to 1762, after which he took over his uncle's business in St Paul's Churchyard, London.
Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed
Condition: Professionally backed with archival paper, numerous filled and repaired wormholes to image, filled holes to title area.