A handsome framed pair of antique Victorian prints of scenes which have been beautifully hand coloured and feature scenes of the grand and capacious new Agricultural Hall that was built in the London suburb of Islington in 1862. The print of the exterior appeared of the exterior of this vast building appeared in The Building News and Engineering Journal, December 5th 1862. The print of the interior bustling with people and penned animals was in The Illustrated London News and features the Great Hall measuring 384 ft. Wide covered with a central segmental roof of 145 ft. Span with an enormous water fountain at one end.
Beautifully hand coloured and presented in smart black and gold wooden frames with dark grey mounts and they are strung and ready to hang. These would make a great present for anyone interested in the history of our great Capital city or who currently lives in Islington. Add a touch of class to the hallway, landing, study or dining room in a contemporary or character home; or serve as a decorative feature in an elegant period London inn, restaurant or hotel. These prints are in excellent condition with the minor wear you'd expect in any antique items but no signs of foxing or fading.
There is some minor staining to one of the mounts and both frames have some minor damage to the upper corners, but there are no cracks to the glass or breaks in the frame. The rear board of one print is missing and the other is a bit loose. PLEASE VIEW ALL PHOTOS AS THEY FORM A MAJOR PART OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION. The frames measure 42cm x 50cm.Will be sent via courier, but collection from south Norfolk (about 10 mins drive east of Diss off A143) is also offered as an alternative. The courier charge quoted is for buyers who live in mainland England, Wales and the Scottish Lowlands. If you live outside those areas please note that we will have to pass on the higher charges made by our courier to deliver to you.
This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "broxbourne1" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom.