1803 Richard Elsam Folio aquatint Cottage in “Modern Antique” style Architecture


Rare engraving from the series:

An essay on rural architecture : illustrated with original and oeconomical designs : being an attempt, also, to refute, by analogy, the principles of Mr. James Malton's essay "British cottage architecture," supported by several designs : to which are added rural retreats and villas, in the Gothic, castle, Roman and Grecian styles of architecture : with ideas for park-entrances, a mausoleum, and a design for the naval pillar, to immortalize British naval heroism : the whole comprising thirty plates, in aquatinta / designed by Richard Elsam, architect.

C. 31 x 25 cm

Published in London, 1803