‘A curious pump (?)’
Copperplate engraving/etching on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 17,3 x 23 cm. (6,8 x 9,1 inch). Image size: 16 x 21,6 cm. (6,3 x 8,5 inch).
Published by N. Smith in London, dated 1791.
Made by ‘John Thomas Smith’ after ‘Anonymous’. John Thomas Smith also known as Antiquity Smith (1766?1833) was an English painter, engraver and antiquarian.
Condition: Good, given age. Paper partly thin, mostly visible on verso. Edges with a few tiny tears, not affecting image; backed. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: A CURIOUS PUMP-LEATHERSELLERS’ HALL-LONDON-MERMAID