Debating Society Published 1808
DEBATING SOCIETY 1808 Rowlandson & Pugin from Ackermann's Microcosm of London
Hand coloured Aquatint By Augustus Pugin and Thomas Rowlandson. Dated 1st August 1808 at R. Ackermanns Repository of Arts, 101 Strand. Published by Rudolph Ackermann in "Microcosm of London."
Overall Good Condition some age tone, blank to verso.
Approx engraved area: 11.25" x 9.5"(285mm x 240mm) to plate mark, wide margins.
Notes: A view of 'The Athenian Lyceum' meeting of the debating society, taking place at No. 22 Piccadilly. An interior view of a crowded room with a chairman presiding over debates. Published in Ackermann's famous work, the 'Microcosm of London', the figures were drawn by the famous caricaturist Thomas Rowlandson and the architecture by Augustus Pugin. Abbey, Scenery: 212.
A genuine antique print over 200 years old.