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southill Watts Seats Nobility antique engraving

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Southill in Bedfordshire, the Seat of Lord Viscount Torrington


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Original antique topographical print


From Watts's 'The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, in a Collection of the most interesting & Picturesque Views'. In 1775 Lancelot 'Capability' Brown was called in to 'improve' the formal gardens at Southill for George Byng, the 4th Viscount Torrington. Accompanied by descriptive text. CONDITION : Very faint water stain at the top of the sheet, outside the platemark.

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artist William Watts (1752-1851) after Brooks
method Copper-line engraving
date 1782
size 155mm by 205mm (platemark)
SKU VW9147