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Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's. Joseph PENNELL.
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's
Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's

Archive of original pen-and-ink drawings used as illustrations in his book Charing Cross to Saint Paul's

London: circa 1890. 18 pen-and-ink drawings, each mounted to card, twelve signed.

Housed within a black morocco backed box.

Archive of lovely drawings of London by a noted artist and illustrator.

Philadelphia-born Pennell was appointed the Centurys European correspondent in 1884 and lived in London until 1917. Pennell and his wife Elizabeth became influential members in the Aesthetic Movement, and became friends with many of its participants, including James McNeil Whistler. Pennell, a prolific artist and writer, experimented with new graphic techniques and sought to draw critical attention to book illustration. The present pen-and-ink drawings were done to be used as illustrations within Pennell and Justin McCarthy's book Charing Cross to Saint Paul (New York: MacMillan, 1891). The illustrations comprise (titles taken from published edition, with sheet size measurements): 1) Charing Cross. 13 3/4 x 10 inches. Signed. 2) Morley's Hotel. 10 x 13 1/4 inches. Signed. 3) St. Martin's in the Fields. 14x10 inches. 4) Fish Shop at Charing Cross. 6 1/2 x 10 inches. Signed. 5) In the Strand. 14 x 7 5/8 inches. 6) Exeter Hall. 14 x 9 1/4 inches. Signed. 7) The Gaiety. 9 3/8 x 8 7/8 inches. Signed. 8) Wellington Street. 14 x 10 inches. Signed. 9) The Lyceum. 9 7/8 x 6 7/8 inches. 10) Somerset House. 10 x 11 5/8 inches. Signed. 11) St. Mary-Le-Strand from the East. 14 x 10 inches. 12) Entrance to the Courts. 12 7/8 x 10 inches. 13) The Windows of Punch. 8 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches. Signed. 14) St. Bride's Passage. 13 3/4 x 9 3/8 inches. 15) The Railway Bridge, Ludgate Hill. 10 x 11 5/8 inches. Signed. 16) Ludgate Circus. 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 inches. Signed. 17) Wild's Hotel. 13 5/8 x 9 inches. Signed. 18) West Door of St. Paul's. 16 1/2 x 10 5/8 inches. Signed.

Item #31626

Price: $12,500.00

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