19 May 2005
A VIEW OF ST JAMES'S PALACE, CIRCA 1705, 'Her Maj.ties Royal Palace et Park of S.James's'
engraving, on two joined sheets, before letters, with manuscript title and key showing the St. James's Park, Buckinghm Palace, Queens Palace, St. James's Chapel, the Mall, Horse guards, Westminster Abbey, etc., with margins, a horizontal fold, minor staining and creasing in the margins, otherwise apparently in good condition, not examined out of the frame
Image: 52 x 89 cm.; Frame: 73 x 113 cm.
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A rare birdseye view of St. James's Palace, circa 1705, drawn during the reign of Queen Anne. The manuscript, title and index of buildings suggest this is a proof state before letters, of an early view of St. James's Palace.
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