A 1859 finely detailed tinted lithographic print entitled:
Beautifully engraved by T. Picken from the drawings by J. B. Pyne. It shows a superb view of Ullswater. In the foreground are three woodsmen preparing tree trunks to load onto their waiting cart. Not sure of the vantage point of this picture, but probably drawn from the Ambleside, Kirkstone pass route, in the area of Gowbarrow Fell. There is a page of original descriptive text to accompany the print.
Provenance: Lake Scenery of England by J. B. Pyne; Day & Son Lithographers to The Queen; Published June 1st 1859 by Day & Son, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
It is on good quality heavy gauge paper with a blank reverse. It measures 220 x 150 mm (8.5 x 6 ") approximately, PLUS BORDERS. In the border just above the top right the print is a printed number representing the plate number. The main title is in the bottom border in block capitals. There is a little age yellowing which is a feature of items of great age and there may be some scattered but light, brown spotting (foxing). Please check the larger picture for condition, anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve