wood-engraving with hand-colouring, original folds as issued, a repaired split along one fold and a repaired tear into the lower left image,
Brewer (Henry William)
A Bird's-Eye View of Manchester in 1889,
London, The Graphic, 1889.
a magnificent balloon view panorama of this thriving Victorian city, issued as a supplement to The Graphic to celebrate its industrial heyday, with inset reduced key plate and extensive key in the lower margin, below the title. Our elevated viewpoint is looking south over the river Irwell towards Manchester Cathedral, Exchange and Town Hall, all picked out with consummate clarity by Brewer, who was a master of architectural illustration,.