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Issued 1754, London. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys [1710-1771].
Charming pair of two mid-18th century engraved topical prints by this famous engraver better known for his work as a map engraver. Jefferys was Geographer to his Royal Higness Prince of Wales.
Prints show clear signs of their age, light overall toning, smudging or spotting as clearly visible in scans, but still pleasing and of historical interest.
Sheet measures c. 8" x 5" .
Printed area measures c. 7 1/4" x 4 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , v.2, p. 433-5.