The Choir of St. Pauls Cathedral

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The Choir of St. Pauls Cathedral
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Thomas Bowles
The Choir of St. Pauls Cathedral
London ca. 1760
Copper engraving
Original hand colouring
280 x 420 mm
£120
These very brightly coloured 'perspective views' were printed for both decorative and educational use. They were intended to be viewed through a device known alternatively as an 'optical diagonal machine' or 'zograscope', which produced a reversed and magnified image with a crude 3D effect