Charles Bird; Bristol

Houses on the City Wall


Sepia etching

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‘Houses on the City Wall’



Charles Bird

An original late 19th century sepia etching dated 1886, drawn and etched by Charles Bird, Charles Bird flourished as an artist of architectural and sporting paintings in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

 A limited edition impression number 85 of an edition of 125 unlettered proofs.

A fine etching which is bright and unfaded in dark brown sepia ink, with excellent detail and rich intaglio ink lines. The image size measuring approximately  17 cms. x 26 cms. (6½ x 10½ ins.) within a strong platemark and excellent impression, on a medium wove paper sheet size 31 cms x 39 cms.( 12 x 15 ins.) Titled and dated in the image.

Included is the original publishers folio description page.

Unframed and unmounted,  the condition of the image is excellent, the sheet is good with handling marks and edge wear to the margins condusive with age.

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