This etching with engraving by Luke Sullivan (1705-1771) depicts Esher Place, Surrey, the seat of Prime Minister, Henry Pelham.
Sullivan's engraving was first published in 1759 by John Boydell, Robert Sayer, Carington Bowles and Henry Parker, and republished in A New Display of the Beauties of England(1776).
- Full title:
- A View of Esher in Surry the Seat of the late Rt. Honble,, Henry Pelham Esqr.
- John Boydell , Carington Bowles
- Print / Etching
- Luke Sullivan
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- Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike licence
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- Trustees of the British Museum
- Article by:
- Philippa Marks
With reference to examples in the Henry Davis Gift, King’s Library and beyond, Philippa Marks explores why topographical views became decorative motifs for 18th – 19th-century English bookbindings.