C1829

Royal Institution, from Hanover Street, Edinburgh.

Artist:

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1792 - 1864)

Early engraved view of Edinburgh from Shepherd’s, Modern Athens, Displayed in a Series of Views, or of Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century.

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Full Title:

Royal Institution, from Hanover Street, Edinburgh.

Date:

C1829

Artist:

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1792 - 1864)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Engraving.

Image Size: 

147mm 
x 96mm
AUTHENTICITY
Royal Institution, from Hanover Street, Edinburgh. - Antique Print from 1829

Genuine antique
dated:

1829

Description:

Early engraved view of Edinburgh from Shepherd’s, Modern Athens, Displayed in a Series of Views, or of Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century.

Biography:

Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (1792–1864)

Shepherd was a topographical watercolour artist, well known for his architectural paintings. Thomas was the brother of topographical artist George “Sidney” Shepherd, Thomas was employed to illustrate architecture in London, and later Edinburgh, Bath and Bristol. Shepherd’s work, mostly topographical, is characterized by an attention to detail, along with lifelike scenes that contained people, carriages and horses. He worked mostly for Frederick Crace, who employed him to paint old London buildings prior to their demolition, with much of the work surviving in the Crace collection at the British Museum.

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