A View of Esher in Surrey

Description

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.
Published:
1759
Publishers:  
John BoydellCarington Bowles
Format:
Print / Etching
Creator:
Luke Sullivan
Copyright:
© Trustees of the British Museum
Usage terms
Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike licence
Held by
Trustees of the British Museum
Shelfmark:
1867,1214.755

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