WATERHEAD PIER Ambleside Windermere ANTIQUE PRINT with lovely detail.
WINDERMERE WATER HEAD
Beautifully engraved by T. Picken from the drawings by J. B. Pyne.
A lovely view of The Landing stage at Waterhead Pier, on Lake Windermere, complete with yachts and some smaller craft. Viewed from The road to Ambleside, with Loughrigg Fell, Langdale Pikes and Oxen Fell Cross observable in the scene. There is a little border foxing, see main scan.
PROVENANCE: from Lake Scenery of England by J. B. Pyne, Printed at the foot of each print (in the border), is the artists and lithographers names on the left, Day and Son Lithographers to The Queen, on the right, and printed centrally is: London, Published June 1st 1859 by Day & Son, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields. In the border just above the top right of each print is a printed number representing the plate number. The main title is in the bottom border in block capitals.
This is original, meaning from the date stated, and not a later reproduction. 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. There is a page of descriptive text that accompanies the scene, and unless otherwise stated, this page of description is included in the sale. 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.
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