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Richard Blome (1635-1705)

"Angling"
18th Century hand colored engraving
from
"The Gentleman's Recreation"

The first part deals with all manner of arts and sciences including navigation;
the second with horsemanship, hunting, hawking, fishing, agriculture etc.,
including well-executed plates with engraved dedications below the image.

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Richard Blome (1635-1705) was an English map and book seller who is mainly known for his county atlas 'Britannia' which is based on maps by John Speed.
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This engraving was passed down through the family to me.
Purchased in the early 1900's from The Old Print Shop
in New York
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Should probably be reframed and matted
The print appears to be in good condition but
should be professionally cleaned
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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