The Remarkable Characters who were at Tunbridge Wells with Richardson in 1748

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The Remarkable Characters who were at Tunbridge Wells with Richardson in 1748
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Edward Francis Finden
The Remarkable Characters who were at Tunbridge Wells with Richardson in 1748
London, Richard Phillips 20th. May 1804
Etching with aquatint
Original hand colouring
185 x 295 mm
Traces of old folds, sandwich mounted
£160
A rare and interesting print. After the main title above the image continues..from a drawing in his possession with references in his own writing. A fine panoramic view of Tunbridge Wells, the Upper Walk looking North East, a group of figures including Dr Johnson, Garrick and the Earl of Chatham and Loggan (short figure at extreme left), with the Pantiles colonnade, including John Todd's Post Office and Evan's Coffee House to left, to right a tree border along the Lower Walk. 1804 Hand-coloured aquatint and etching. There are a total of 25 numbered figures with the key below giving their names.