|Method||Copper engraving with original hand colouring|
|Artist||Thomas Bowles after Thomas Mellish|
|Published||London Printed for Carington Bowles in St Pauls Church Yard. & Robert Wilkinson, in Cornhill. [c. 1750]|
|Dimensions||Image 255 x 415 mm, Plate 285 x 430 mm, Sheet 317 x 473 mm|
A Thames view of the south bank of London, featuring the London Bridge and St. Paul's cathedral.
Title also inscribed in French, to right of bottom margin: "Veue de Londres vers le Sud Ouest, depuis le Jardin du palais de Somerset a la Tour"
Thomas Bowles II (c. 1695-1767) was a British publisher and printseller, and part of the large and prolific Bowles family of engravers, printers, and publishers. His father, Thomas Bowles, and younger brother, John Bowles, were also publishers and printers.
Thomas Mellish (fl. 1761-1766) was a British painter of marine landscapes.
Condition: Overall time toning.