wood-engraving with hand-colouring, printed by Palmer & Clayton, original folds as issued, with occasional slight attendant wear, some handling creases, a small oil stain in the upper right margin, size is for overall, each strip 295 by 1190mm (11Â½ by 46Â¾ inches),
Illustrated London News (The)
London in 1842,
Taken from the Summit of the Duke of York’s Column,
London, W. Little, 1843.
a double panorama presenting the views from the Duke of York’s column by the Mall, shown in circular vignette between the two, the upper strip looking north up Lower Regent Street to Piccadilly, spanning across from Apsley House to St Martin-in-the-Fields, the lower strip looking south over St James’s Park and Horseguards Parade to Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, spanning across from St Paul’s Cathedral to Buckingham Palace. In the lower margin is the legend ‘This Picture of the Metropolis of the British Empire is presented to the Subscribers of the Ilustrated London News by the Proprietors’,.