A large gilt framed color print published in 1739 by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, depicting a long, panorama view of the riverfront at Deptford, with naval officers houses and other buildings in the center. The original etching is held in the British Museum.
A large gilt framed engraved color print originally published by the popular 18th-century topographical artists Samuel and Nathaniel Buck, engraved for the Universal Magazine, depicting a long, panorama view of the riverfront at Deptford, with naval officers houses and other buildings in the center. Lettered with the title above, and below image four lines describing the history and importance of the Deptford Docks, the original Royal Navy dockyards, and publication details SAML & NATHL BUCK DELIN. ET SCULP. PUBLISHED ACCORDING TO ACT OF PARLIAMENT. MARCH 26TH. 1739 GARDEN CO. NO 1 MIDDLE TEMPLE LONDON. With numbers within image and key from 1 thru 9 at the bottom right giving names of buildings depicted. The original 1739 etching is held by the British Museum. The brothers Samuel (1696-1779) and Nathaniel Buck (active 1724-59) published two major series of engraved views of England and Wales, constitute the most significant print series produced in Britain in the first half of the 18th century. The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure was a periodical published in London from 1747-1814.
Dimensions: 45.25"W x 25.5"L framed