A copper engraving with hand coloring of Salisbury. A border of trees lines the outskirts of the city, which is filled with nearly-identical clusters of houses, occasionally broken by church spires. Salisbury Cathedral towers over the rest of the town in the left of the composition. The background is dominated by hilly farmland and a cloudy sky with occasional sweeps of blue. The image is surrounded by a linear frame intertwined with curling vines.
AFTER ORIGINAL BY J. COOKE, PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF THE CITY OF SALISBURY, IN WILTSHIRE, PUBLISHED IN [GEORGE AUGUST ] "WALPOOLE'S NEW COMPLETE BRITISH TRAVELLER," LONDON: ALEXANDER HOGG, C. 1784. BOTTOM IMAGE MISSING: VIEW OF THE CITY & CATHEDRAL OF CANTERBURY IN KENT.
Copper Engraving with Hand Coloring
6.75 x 9, 12 x 14.25 (in frame)
british print, copper engraving, thomas conder, salisbury, landscape, 2015.56